Minnesota roll out free Fentanyl test strips

The Minnesota department of health is now rolling out free fentanyl test strips to prevent drug overdose.

Research says of the nearly one hundred thousand overdose deaths between June 2020 and June 2021 sixty four percent were fentanyl related. And for people fifteen and twenty four years old seventy eight percent of them involved fentanyl.

To learn more about FTS and where you can access them for free in Minnesota, contact the MDH Drug Overdose Prevention Unit by email at health.drugodprev@state.mn.us.