MEDFORD, Ore. – Millennium Health, a drug testing laboratory, is sharing some startling figures about fentanyl use in Oregon.
The company’s latest analysis of urine drug test results found that Oregon has seen a 58% increase in fentanyl positivity. Across Oregon, Jackson County saw the largest increase, up 197% over the same quarter last year.
The report also states Oregon was one of only four states seeing a significant increase in illicit fentanyl.
Millennium Health reminds the community that fentanyl is an illicit opioid that is 100 times stronger than morphine and an amount smaller than a few grains of salt can be fatal.
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