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Fatal opioid overdoses double in Monroe County compared to a year ago

More than twice as many people died of opioid overdoses in Monroe County this April and March compared to the same months last year, according to data...
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Sun, 05/10/2020 - 6:35pm
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Bello calls for redesign to county approach on opioid crisis

Monroe County Clerk Adam Bello claims that County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo’s efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic do not meet the scale of the problem....
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Wed, 08/28/2019 - 9:03pm
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Rochester's Mayor looks to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is asking City Council to authorize a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The proposal would see the...
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Sun, 03/03/2019 - 1:41pm
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1,101 reported overdoses in Monroe County Heroin Task Force one-year progress report

Over 1,000 overdoses have been reported in the last year in Monroe County. That’s according to the Monroe County Heroin Task Force, at their one-year...
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Tue, 02/05/2019 - 8:15am
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Heroin task force gathers first full year of monthly overdose data

The Monroe County Heroin Task Force has released its latest month of data on opioid overdoses, marking the first time the county has had a full year of...
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Thu, 01/10/2019 - 5:33am
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Monroe County opioid overdoses top 1,000 this year; task force responds

Monroe County’s total overdoses for the year have surged past 1,000 in the last few days, topping last year’s numbers by more than 250 with six weeks...
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Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:54pm
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Monroe County opioid overdoses peak again in October

October saw the most opioid overdoses in Monroe County since the sheriff’s heroin task force started keeping track in January. It was also the second...
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Wed, 11/07/2018 - 6:46pm
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Fatal overdoses down in latest opioid data

August was a month of extremes in Monroe County’s fight against opioids: The lowest number of overdose deaths recorded since the sheriff’s office...
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Sat, 09/08/2018 - 6:16am
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