57 overdoses over 7 days in Snohomish County
Last updated 8/8/2018 at Noon
More than 50 overdoses in one week. Twelve in one day.
The Snohomish Health District in partnership with the Snohomish County Opioid Response Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) Group recently completed a second seven-day point-in-time data collection for opioid overdoses from July 9-15.
The data represents reports from local fire, police, EMS, hospitals, the syringe exchange and the medical examiner’s office.
The report is disheartening: 57 overdoses in one week, two being fatal. The 57 overdoses are up from last year’s inaugural count in July of 37, when there were three deaths....