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Fentanyl Safety for First Responders

First responders need to understand how to protect themselves from exposure to fentanyl and other synthetic opioids in the field. Law enforcement, fire, rescue, and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel must balance safety with mobility and efficiency when responding to scenes where the presence of fentanyl is suspected.

Learn more fentanyl safety recommendations from the federal Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Also, the video Fentanyl: the Real Deal provides scientific information on fentanyl and exposure to it.