Monroe County reports 68 opioid overdoses in August
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — There were 68 reported opioid overdoses in Monroe County last month, nine of which were fatal.
August 2021: The Opioid fight is on and stronger than ever. Keep the souls that these dots on our pin maps represent in your thoughts. If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction, help is available 24/7. https://t.co/dyY8iIT8la pic.twitter.com/9tNWG5UFPU— Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (@monroesheriffny) September 8, 2021
In August of 2020, there were 49 opioid overdoses and eight were fatal.
So far, there have been 468 opioid overdoses in Monroe County this year, 91 of which were fatal.
If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, click here for a list of resources in the area.