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Ohio county considering adding 2nd morgue to handle rising number of fentanyl overdoses

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — If overdose deaths don’t slow down in Franklin County, Ohio, a temporary morgue may be needed to store the bodies. The county has seen 23 overdose deaths from January 31 to February 7, Dr. Anahi Ortiz, the county’s coroner, said in a statement on her Facebook page. The next day, the county …

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Heroin Epidemic, Hidden in Shame, Draws Little Help From Officials

Pat Beall Palm Beach Post Staff Writer 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 Southern Palm Beach County Gregory Gartside was first to fall. The year wasn’t an hour old in 2015 when the Florida Atlantic University student’s parents returned from a New Year’s Eve party to find their son had overdosed on heroin. Roughly once …

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Five more heroin overdoses in Delray brings October total to 88

DELRAY BEACH — The surge in heroin overdoses throughout the city in October continued Halloween weekend with five overdoses, bringing the monthly total to 88. That number tops the previous record high by 22 overdoses. [su_button url=”http://spbc.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2016/11/02/five-more-heroin-overdoses-in-delray-brings-october-total-to-88/” target=”blank” background=”#3A6E93″]READ MORE[/su_button]   For more information contact Vivitrol  provider Dr. Steven Scanlan Palm Beach Outpatient Detox 7251 W. …

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