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Fentanyl test strips can quickly and reliably test for the presence of fentanyl.

Fentanyl Test Strip Training Video

Fentanyl test strips (FTS) are lateral flow chromatographic immunoassay test strips designed to quickly and cheaply test urine for the presence of fentanyl. Harm reduction advocates established that FTS can also be used to test liquid samples for the presence of fentanyl, allowing pre-consumption testing of samples to check if fentanyl is present or not.

Please watch CCDPH’s Fentanyl test trip training video above, and scroll down for more information and resources on this important overdose prevention tool.

Fentanyl Test Strip Resources:

  • View and download CCDPH’s “How to use a fentanyl test strip” handout.
  • Click here for more information on fentanyl safety for first responders.
  • Click here to visit the National Harm Reduction Coalition (NHRC) webpage on fentanyl.
  • For community-based organizations serving suburban Cook County only: click here to order fentanyl test strips for your organization.

Organizations in suburban Cook County that can provide fentanyl test strips upon request include:

Organizations in Chicago that can provide fentanyl test strips upon request include:

Questions or a request for additional fentanyl test strip resources? Please fill out this form and we will be in touch.

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Updated May 24, 2022, 5:29 PM