3 opioid deaths in SW DC prompt officials to warn of ‘deadly batch’ – NBC4 Washington

DC officials are warning the public of a “deadly batch” of opioids after three people died and several others had medical emergencies in the Navy Yard area of ​​the southwest on Friday.

One person died at 7 a.m. and two others died around noon Friday in the P Street SW area, DC police said. Police believe the deaths were due to a fentanyl overdose.

🚨Community Alert 🚨

MPD was notified today of 8 medical emergencies including 3 deaths suspected to be fentanyl overdoses in SW DC. If someone has overdosed, call 911. Text LiveLongDC to 888-811 to find naloxone in your area and have it delivered. pic.twitter.com/G8gobqiK0i

— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) January 28, 2022

“More than 5 opioid overdoses in less than an hour this afternoon and at least 2-3 fentanyl overdose deaths. There’s a deadly batch,” DC councilman Charles Allen said on Twitter. “If you see or know someone in crisis, the DBH Mobile Crisis number is 202-673-9300 or call 911 immediately.”

With neighbors to the southwest straight. More than 5 opioid overdoses in less than an hour this afternoon and at least 2-3 fentanyl overdose deaths. There’s a deadly charge. If you see or know someone in crisis, the DBH Mobile Crisis number is 202-673-9300 or call 911 immediately.

— Charles Allen (@charlesallen) January 28, 2022

Stay tuned to News4 for updates on this developing story.

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