Local Response to Public Health Emergencies: Focus on the Opioid Epidemic
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Product of the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) funded by CDC.
Provides an overview of a 2017 pilot project to enhance the ability of local health departments (LHDs) to address opioid use and overdose in their communities by working more effectively with state and local partners and reduce the occurrence of fatal and non-fatal overdose. Summarizes project activities and goals and a brief introduction to the four pilot sites: Bell County, Kentucky; Hillsborough County, New Hampshire; Montgomery County, Ohio; and Boone County, West Virginia.
Community Planning and Coalition Building • Opioids • Overdose Prevention • Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing