Overdoses in Chatham Co. could be connected to fentanyl-laced counterfeit pills, state attorney general says

Overdoses in Chatham Co. could be connected to fentanyl-laced counterfeit pills, state attorney general says
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CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - State health officials have been alerted about a possible cluster of overdoses related to counterfeit pills which may contain fentanyl, according to a tweet from Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr.

According to Carr, the primary areas that appear to be affected so far are Chatham County, Richmond County, and the Rome area.

It is believed that victims took pills believed to be Xanax, Percocet, or Roxicodone, but the pills actually contained fentanyl.

If you are seeing unusual overdose activity or suspect the presence of possible counterfeit pills in your area, please call the @PoisonCenterGA at 1-800-222-1222.

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