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Community Overdose Awareness & Narcan Training

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A community wide event to acknowledge the rise in opioid overdose deaths in Vermont through the pandemic.

Fletcher Free Library (Pickering Room)

Wed, February 2nd, 2022

6:00pm – 7:30pm

In-Person/Facebook Live Stream (PCVT Facebook)

“Vermont has had the highest percentage increase of any state in the U.S. in drug overdose deaths during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Vermont’s overdose deaths for the 12 months ending in April 2021 went up by nearly 70% from the previous 12 months, from 123 deaths to 209, according to the CDC’s monthly national overdose death report. Nationally, overdose deaths increased by 27.2% from the previous year…”

Source: U.S News/Associated Press

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/vermont/articles/2021-11-19/overdose-death-increases-during-pandemic-put-vermont-at-top

 

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Date:
February 2
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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