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Friday, 16 July 2021 08:14

Drug Overdose Deaths on Rise Nationwide, and In Summit County Featured

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The number of drug overdose deaths rose by nearly 30 percent in the US last year, compared to 2019, to a record high of 93,000.

Experts are calling that increase "historic", and attributing it to factors including the pandemic, as well the ever growing supply of the synthetic opiod drug, fentanyl.

But that's not all.

Find out how that grim national trend is playing out here in our area, as Jeanne Destro talks about it with Summit County ADM Board Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Douglas Smith


Dr. Douglas Smith

Dr. Douglas Smith, Summit County ADM Board Chief Medical Officer

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