Tag Archives: fentanyl

Drug overdoses in Humboldt jail

Drug overdoses in Humboldt jail

  Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office EUREKA – Humboldt County Correctional Deputies and medical staff at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility used medication to save four individuals suspected of overdosing on fentanyl. Over the past weekend, correctional deputies were alerted to four separate medical emergencies occurring inside the same housing unit. On all four occasions, deputies

Humboldt suicide rates likely to rise

“This county has a horrible, horrible drug and alcohol problem.”                                          – Chief Deputy Coroner Ernest D. Stewart Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – Humboldt County’s climbing suicide rate, which claimed a record 43 lives last

‘Street’ drugs laced with fentanyl

Department of Health & Human Services HUMBOLDT – Local residents who use illegal or “street” drugs may be at increased risk of overdose, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Pills and tablets that look like Norco, Vicodin and other pain medications may contain fentanyl, a powerful opioid that is many times stronger