CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Based on predictive models of surrounding counties, several counties in West Virginia are at high risk for an increase in overdose activity over the next 36 hours, according to the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources.
The following West Virginia counties are considered high risk by the WV Department of Health and Human Resources: Berkeley, Boone, Brooke, Cabell, Clay, Grant, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Marshall, Mason, Mineral, Mingo, Morgan, Ohio, Pendleton, Putnam, Wayne, and Wetzel.
“Illicit drugs are unpredictable and lethal. If you or a loved one uses drugs, do not use alone and have naloxone nearby. Naloxone can be obtained from your local pharmacy or health department. Call 1-844-HELP4WV to access treatment and recovery resources,” The WVDHHR stated in a post on their Facebook page.
For more information, please visit dhhr.wv.gov