Photo of Barrie office building
print header


Current   2017   2016  2015   2014   2013   2012   2011 

Joint statement of the Barrie Police Service and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Jun 01, 2017

On Monday, March 20, 2017, members of the Barrie Police Investigative Services attended a sudden death of a 26-year-old Barrie male.

Investigators seized a small vial of white powder from the scene to be tested by Health Canada. Testing confirmed the powder to be the deadly opioid carfentanil. The exact cause of death will be determined pending the results of the post-mortem toxicology report.

Carfentanil is an opioid associated with overdoses and deaths and reported as being 100 times more potent than fentanyl. Carfentanil is not meant for human consumption. It is tasteless, odourless and colourless.

Both police and health unit officials are urging the public to be aware that illicit fentanyl and carfentanil analogs have been found across the province mixed in with heroin, cocaine, crack, counterfeit pills made to look like prescription drugs (i.e. OxyContin, Percocet), and in other pills including ecstasy (MDMA). It is essential that 911 is called in the event of a suspected overdose.

The health unit continues to provide public education and working with partners on a region-wide opioid strategy. As well, the health unit has a surveillance system in place to monitor opioid-related emergency visits.

Advice for people using opiates recreationally:

  • Avoid using drugs alone.
  • Avoid mixing drugs.
  • Use a small amount first to test strength.
  • Recognize tolerance may be lower if recently released from prison, treatment programs or hospital.
  • Carry a naloxone kit.

Naloxone kits, used to reverse an opioid overdose, are free and can be obtained from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit by calling 705-721-7520 or visiting one of the offices. For information on office locations visit Naloxone kits can also be accessed at local participating pharmacies; for a complete list visit the website and look for the “Find a Pharmacy” link.

The kits have been used successfully to save lives in Simcoe County.

Anyone with information related to illicit drugs can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or remain anonymous by leaving a tip online at



Leave a comment
  1. Jio | Oct 17, 2018
    testogen Super-Duper site! I am Loving it!! Will come back again, crazy bulk review
  2. jina | Oct 17, 2018
    Steroids Crazy bulk Thank you for your interesting infomation
  3. Katina | Oct 17, 2018
    Adidas UK
    Pandora Outlet
    Fitflop Outlet
    Birkenstock Sandals On Sale
    MBT Shoes
    Adidas NMD
    Nike Factory Outlet
    Fitflop Sandals Clearance
    Kate Spade
    Nike Outlet
    Adidas NMD
    Pandora Jewelry
    Goyard Handbags
    Kyrie Irving Shoes
    Pandora Jewelry
    Longchamp Handbags
    Valentino Shoes
    Jordan 12
    Pandora Outlet
    Adidas Yeezy
    Pandora Charms
    Nike Air Max
    Pandora Jewelry
    Jordan Shoes
    Kanken Backpack
    Christian Louboutin shoes
    Win Like 96
    Isabel Marant Shoes
    Air Jordan
    Nike Outlet Store
    Adidas Stan Smith
    Air Max 98
    Moncler Outlet Online
    Nike Roshes
    Pandora Jewelry Official Site
    Pandora Jewelry
    Under Armour Curry 5
    Pandora Jewelry
    Jordan Shoes
    Air Jordan Shoes
    Pandora Rings Official Site
    Red Bottom Shoes
    Pandora Jewelry Official site
    Pandora Charms Jewelry
    Ralph Lauren Outlet
    Adidas Yeezy
    Adidas NMD
    Pandora Charms
    Vans Shoes
    Pandora Charm
    Moncler Jackets
    Air Max Plus
    Kate Spade Handbags
    Human Races Shoes
    Pandora Jewelry
    Adidas NMD R1
    Pandora Jewelry
    Adidas Yeezy
    Pandora Bracelets
    Goyard Handbags On Sale
    Yeezy Boost 350
    Ferragamo Belt
    Pandora Disney
    Burberry Handbags
    Pandora Charms
    Fjallraven Kanken Backpack
    Jordans Sneakers
    Pandora Bracelets
    Jordans 2019
    Air Jordan 14
    Pandora Charms
    Birkenstock outlet
    Bottega Veneta Wallet
    Fitflop Sale Clearance
    Balenciaga Triple S
    Pandora Jewelry
    Pandora Jewelry Official Site Black Friday
    Air Jordans
    Nike Roshe Run
    Ferragamo Outlet Online
    Kate Spade Handbags
    Nike Store
    Jordan 11
    Kate Spade
    Air Force One Shoes
    Yeezy Shoes
    Jordan Retros
    Christian Louboutin Shoes
    Nike Clearance
    Ferragamo Shoes
    Moncler UK
    Pandora Official Site
    Air Max 270 Flyknit
    ECCO Shoes
    Cheap Basketball Shoes
    Balenciaga Sneakers
    Yeezy Boost 700
    Nike Outlet Store
    Pandora Jewelry
    Nike Outlet
    Pandora Canada
    Pandora Canada
    Jordan 11
    Air Jordan 9
    Air Max 270 Price
    Nike React
    Nike Vapormax
    Pandora Bracelet
    Moncler Official Site
    Valentino Sandals
    Louboutin Shoes
    Moncler Jacket
    Fitflop Sandals
    Timberland Outlet Store
    Birkenstock Outlet Online
    Jordans Retro
    Cheap Nike Shoes
    Nike Air Max 270
    Pandora Outlet
    Moncler Outlet Store
    Adidas Superstar
    Fitflop Sale Clearance
    Air Jordan
    Air Jordan Retro 8
    Nike Clearance
    Bottega Veneta Handbags
    Nike Shoes For Men
    Ed Hardy
    Pandora Jewelry
    Nike Shox For Women
    Red Bottoms Louboutin
    Fitflops Clearance Outlet
    Jordan 11
    Adidas Superstar Shoes
    Christian Louboutin Outlet
    Birkenstock Sandals
    Jordan 10
    Pandora Charms Bracelets
    Christian Louboutin Outlet
    Yeezy Shoes
    Jordan 4
    Kyrie 4
    Louboutin Heels
    Nike Presto Off White
    Pandora Bracelet
    Nike Air Force 1
    Nike Womens Shoes
    Birkin Bag
    Louboutin Shoes
    Nike Vapormax Plus
    Air Max
    Nike Sneakers
    Pandora Jewelry
    Kate Spade Outlet Online
    Birkenstock Shoes
    Nike Outlet Store
    Pandora Charms
    Air Max 270
  4. Guide | Oct 16, 2018
    I wish to apprentice while Buy Best HCG Drops Onlineyou amend your websiteguideonhcg
  5. Lisa | Oct 16, 2018
    top 3 best HCG drops Nice post. Keep up the good work hcg triumph Review Results
  6. Legal | Oct 15, 2018
    legal steroids This is really a helpful post Testo Booster
  7. Jhn | Oct 15, 2018
    testosterone booster supplements This is really a helpful post Crazy bulk dbal and gives the information very useful  Best HCG Diet Drops From 
  8. Lisa | Oct 15, 2018
    I live in a small community your Posts are really amazing while reading your article.Forskolin Review >.sizegenetics Review I get attached to this amazing website. Trusting that you will never end your work and continually imparting such kinds of thing to us.
  9. Best | Oct 15, 2018
    I live in a small community Best HCG Dropsnice and thanks to share   appetite suppressant Pills
  10. Male | Oct 15, 2018
    Male Extra This is really a helpful post and gives the information which has its own importance. Awesome and interesting article. male enhancement pills for bigger   
  11. HCG | Oct 15, 2018
    Awesome and interesting article. Thanks. sutolex max gains Review Just continue composing this kind of post.HCG complex 
  12. seo | Oct 13, 2018
    Awesome! It sounds great. A debt of gratitude is in order for sharing..  Let Property Campaign Accountants
  13. seo | Oct 12, 2018
    Your online journal furnished us with profitable data to work with. Each and every tips of your post are great. Much obliged for sharing. Continue blogging,  Let Property Campaign
  14. Catalina | Oct 12, 2018
    Nike Cortez Yeezy 500 Christian Louboutin Outlet Pandora Bracelets Adidas Shoes Outlet Pandora Charms Nike Air Max 270 Adidas Sneakers For Men Asics Shoes Adidas Yeezy Nike Air Max 95 Pandora Rings Air Max 98 Nike Outlet Store Balenciaga Sneakers Timberland Shoes Nike Clearance Yeezys Shoes Balenciaga Sneakers Adidas NMD Valentino Sandals Kanken Backpack Goyard Bag Womens Nike Shoes Christian Louboutin Puma Store Red Bottom Shoes KD Shoes Pandora Charms Sale Clearance Asics Outlet Store Valentino Louboutin Shoes Nike Running Shoes For Women Yeezy Shoes Pandora Jewelry Outlet Adidas Superstar Shoes Fila Sneakers Pandora Jewelry Official Site Fitflop Sandals Nike Lebron 16 Fjallraven Kanken Nike Shoes Pandora Bracelet Nike Store Nike Air Max 95 Essential Nike Air Max 97 Adidas Yeezy Valentino Timberland Work Boots Nike Cortez Puma Shoes Yeezy Fila Disruptor 2 Timberland Outlet Timberland Boots Vans Outlet Jordan 11 Ferragamo Belts Adidas NMD Louboutin Pandora Jewellery Pandora Bracelets Longchamp Handbags Pandora Official Site Adidas Store NMD Adidas Adidas Originals Ferragamo Shoes Yeezys Boost 350 V2 Pandora Earrings Adidas Yeezys Christian Louboutin Shoes KD 11 Skechers Sneakers Yeezy 500 Lebron James Shoes Nike Outlet Store Online Shopping Asics Sneakers Hermes Handbags Yeezy Asics Moncler Official Site Nike Air Max 270 Men Nike Sneakers Air Max 270 Louboutin shoes Timberland Boots Asics Gel Nimbus 20 Hermes Belt Men Yeezy Boost Pandora Necklace Air Max 270 Dusty Cactus Christian Louboutin Shoes Nike Air Max 98 NMDS Fila Shoes Pandora Jewelry Official Site Timberland Shoes Adidas Superstar Women Asics Shoes Pandora Jewelry Ferragamo Shoes Asics Gel Kayano 25 Fjallraven Kanken Bottega Veneta Outlet Goyard Bags
  15. seo | Oct 11, 2018
    if you want a great wedding decoration, just fill them up with lots of flowers and laces- delhi to jaipur innova
  16. Sheweta Sinha | Oct 06, 2018
  17. hpsolcenter | Oct 05, 2018
  18. natalia | Oct 03, 2018
    I live in a small community and was wondering about a position as a   assignment writing service writer . Are they hired by the state, county, or what? What should be my major in college? Is there a lot of travel involved? What are the wages
  19. Sherwood | Sep 26, 2018
    Here this article is relating to the police service which is good for security because these day of world atmosphere are very cheap. You can join my professional cv services to get the best security camera in home which can be alert you anything problem and trying to safe.
  20. ALI | Sep 26, 2018
    nice and thanks to share SHEIKH

    Leave a comment

    Did you find what you were looking for today?
    What did you like about this page?
    How can we improve this page?

    If you have any questions or concerns that require a response, please contact Health Connection directly.

    Thanks for your feedback.
    Failed to submit comment. Please try submitting again or contact us at the Health Unit.
    Comment already submitted ...