The fear of Fentanyl exposure becoming a public health crisis has surged in recent months. The idea of this type of exposure is especially daunting for first responders whose safety can be compromised if unaware of the presence of Fentanyl. Fentanyl is an opioid that is used to treat severe pain. This narcotic is highly addictive and can be deadly when mixed with alcohol and other substances. It is 50 times more deadly than heroin and approximately 100 times more lethal than morphine. In gas form, Fentanyl can lead to respiratory arrest and even death.

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