CCSI fentanyl report false

Emergency personnel responded about 1:30 p.m. Thursday to a report that a teacher may have been exposed to fentanyl at Career Center of Southern Illinois, 6137 Beck Road, Red Bud.

The substance was, in fact, road salt. The staff at CCSI reported that they were being “overly cautious” and that “first responders were excellent help and confirmation.”

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, Monroe County EMS and Hecker Fire Department first responders all responded to the scene.

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