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Deadly Batch Of Opiates Making The Rounds In Greater Lowell

Dec 05, 2018 11:38AM ● By Bill Gilman
A deadly batch of drugs as been circulating through Greater Lowell in recent days and has resulted in a rash of overdoses and deaths.
The Tewksbury Police Department used its social media platforms to put out the following message, including passing along a warning memo issued by the Lowell Fire Department.

"If you or a loved one are using opioids, please be aware that there is a strong batch in the area. There have been approx 21 OD's this past week, with 3 possible fatalities. If you need help with detox/recovery program please call Lowell CO-OP or The Lowell House, #'s in post"


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