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Two minutes to save a life; free Fentanyl test strips are available in Watertown

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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – Two minutes is all it could take to save the life of someone using hard drugs.

Fentanyl test strips are available to the community for free and can be picked up at the offices of ACR Health and the Alliance for Better Communities, both in Watertown.

A strip will come with directions on how to use it, but the idea is to dip the test stick in a solution of water and the drug’s residue for 15 seconds.

After about two minutes, the results will appear and the directions will show how to read those results.

Recovering addict Cathy Chipp says finding fentanyl in drugs can be life saving.

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