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Opioid-Related Mortalities Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic

Read the articles below to see how COVID-19 has impacted the opioid epidemic.


Reports of increases in opioid-related overdose during COVID pandemic

As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues, so does the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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Opioid overdoses in Michigan surge during the COVID-19 pandemic

From April to June 2020, EMS responses for opioid overdose in Michigan were 26 percent higher than the same period in 2019, according to statewide statistics compiled by MDHHS.

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