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27 opioid overdoses, 2 deaths in one week in July

None were reported in Mukilteo

 

September 11, 2019



Twenty-seven people in Snohomish County overdosed because of opioids during one week in July. Of those 27 overdoses, two were fatal.

The information comes from the third annual seven-day point-in-time count done by the Snohomish Health District and the Snohomish County Opioid Response Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) Group.

The first point-in-time effort was two summers ago. Prior to that count, the only primary data about the effect of opioids in Snohomish County was the total number of deaths, which could take between 12 and 18 months to get those numbers.

In order to better analyze and...



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