Scioto County opioid death rates the highest in Ohio

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SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) - Data from the Ohio Attorney General’s office shows more Ohioans died from an opioid overdose during a three-month span last year than any time since the epidemic began.

The analysis from the Scientific Committee on Opioid Prevention and Education shows in the second quarter of 2020, the death rate in Ohio from opioid overdoses is 11.01 per 100,000 population.

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