California Health Officials Hopeful Outbreak Of Fentanyl Overdoses Is Slowing
There have been no reported fentanyl-related overdoses in nearly a week, following a spree that struck Sacramento County in late March.
The Sacramento Bee:
No New Fentanyl Overdoses, But Eight Deaths Confirmed; Probe Is Top Priority For DEA
Calling it a hopeful trend, Sacramento County public health officials announced Monday that local hospitals have reported no new overdoses related to the painkiller fentanyl in nearly a week. Also Monday, the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office confirmed that eight of the region’s 10 overdose deaths over the past month were related to fentanyl. (Buck, 4/11)