Monroe County Heroin Task Force June Report
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) – During the month of June, 12 people in Monroe County died from a drug overdose.
The heroin task force released June overdose data on Thursday morning.
There were 58 total overdoses—that means 46 people were able to be revived. So far this year, 314 People have overdosed in Monroe County—76 people have died in total.
“There is no greater drug epidemic than the one our community is facing right now,” said Sheriff Todd K. Baxter. “Opioid overdose affects all of us; our families, our neighborhoods, our church communities, our children. We are attacking this crisis head-on with an aggressive approach, including a multi-jurisdictional partnership involving increased manpower, resources, and outreach. The Monroe County Heroin Task Force and Opioid Command Post are committed to responding from every angle within the critical first 24-36 hours of an opioid incident. We can’t afford not to. Lives depend on it.”
Heroin Overdoses and Fatalities
|2022||# Overdoses||# Fatal|
|Year To Date||314||76|
|2021||# Overdoses||# Fatal|
|Year To Date||649||130|
|2020||# Overdoses||# Fatal|
|Year To Date||726||137|
|2019||# Overdoses||# Fatal|
|Year To Date||839||127|
|2018||# Overdoses||# Fatal|
|Year To Date||1133||166|
|2017||# Overdoses||# Fatal|
|2016||# Overdoses||# Fatal|