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May 12, 2020

Lorain Police Department issues warning regarding spike in fentanyl overdoses

The PSA included a list of symptoms to look out for in an opioid overdose.
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May 12, 2020

Stark County’s overdose death toll rises

CANTON More people died from accidental drug overdoses in Stark County last year than in the two previous years, according to the Coroner’s Office.
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May 12, 2020

A tale of two epidemics: When coronavirus and opioid addiction collide

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office says fatalities spiked 45% from 33 overdose deaths in February, to 48 in March, when the pandemic began.
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May 11, 2020

Portman Column: Address addiction in pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, it seems as though every aspect of life before this crisis has been put on hold. Yet even in this unprecedented time, we cannot forget about the many concerns we had before the pandemic.
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May 11, 2020

CAC offers virtual Narcan training this month

The Community Action Commission (CAC) of Fayette County has the opportunity to provide free Narcan training and distribution every Friday of this month at 10:30 a.m.
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May 11, 2020

Overdose deaths decrease

Beery: ‘Overdoses dropped 50% since lockdown’
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May 10, 2020

Ohio House: Manning’s workforce legislation to combat opioid crisis passes

State Rep. Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) announced May 6 that House Bill 365 passed the Ohio House of Representatives.
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May 10, 2020

Guest column/We can’t take our eyes off addiction crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, it seems as though every aspect of life before this crisis has been put on hold. Schools are closed, church pews are empty, and businesses have shuttered. Yet even in this unprecedented time, we cannot forget about the many concerns we had before the pandemic.
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