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Monday, September 30, 2019

Fentanyl Overdoses Rise In Ohio

The surge in overdose deaths prompted Franklin County officials to urge locals to carry naloxone — an overdose reversal drug — on them at all times in the event someone around them overdoses on opioids.

At least 10 people died of drug overdoses in a just over a one-day span in Ohio. "At this time we know fentanyl can be mixed into cocaine and methamphetamine. These can be deadly combinations for those who are using."

While Ohio often sees some of the highest overdose deaths, the opioid epidemic continues to plague much of the U.S. In 2017, Ohio had the second-highest opioid overdose rate in the country, with a reported 4,293 deaths.

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