ELKHRON — Walworth County Public Health issued a public health alert Thursday due to a jump in drug-involved overdoses.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has identified four reports of suspected opioid drug overdoses in Walworth County a week ago from Jan. 9-15.

Visit https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/opioids/safer-use.htm to learn about reducing the risk of overdose for yourself or someone you love.

There are many ways for people who use opioids to protect their health—from carrying NARCAN® to finding a substance use treatment program or peer support group.

But until you (or someone you love) is ready to get help, it’s important to lower your chances of experiencing an infection, overdose, or other dangerous health risks. 

Ready to get help?

Find resources at Walworth County Drug and Alcohol Coalitionhttps://walcodac.com/resources & http://addictionhelpwi.org/

Salud Pública del Condado de Walworth está emitiendo una alerta de salud pública debido a un aumento inesperado en sobredosis relacionadas con drogas.

Desde 1/9/2022 – 1/15/2022, el Departamento de Servicios de Salud de Wisconsin identificó 4 informes de sospechas de sobredosis de drogas opioides en el Condado de Walworth.

Visite https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/opioids/safer-use.htm para obtener información sobre cómo reducir el riesgo de sobredosis para usted o para un ser querido. ¿Listo para recibir ayuda? Encuentre recursos en https://walcodac.com/resources y http://addictionhelpwi.org/.


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