opioid crisis

New York State Fair will offer Narcan training this year

Between the 25 cent milk and funnel cake, Narcan training will also be available at the New York State Fair. This is the first time the opioid reversing...
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Sun, 08/19/2018 - 6:51am
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Opioid ‘recovery first aid’ kits unveiled to county officials

Local support groups working with people addicted to opioids distributed what they were calling “recovery first aid” kits to government officials...
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Tue, 08/14/2018 - 1:38pm
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One-stop-shop for opioid resources at RIT

Researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology released the region’s first-ever catalog of responses to the growing opioid epidemic. Topics...
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Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:12pm
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County heroin task force issues first update: opioid deaths continue to climb

Six months after the formation of the Monroe County Heroin Task Force, law enforcement officials said the death toll from opioids is still climbing. But...
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Thu, 08/02/2018 - 4:59am
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Opioid education comes to chamber of commerce

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce hosted local experts on the opioid crisis at a members-only event Wednesday morning. Monroe County public...
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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 9:17am
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Opioid prescriptions down at Excellus

Opioid prescriptions at Monroe County’s largest health insurer have decreased, even as deaths from opioids have continued to climb. Excellus BlueCross...
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Mon, 07/16/2018 - 1:48pm
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