January 14, 2021.Reading time 5 minutes.
Public Health – Seattle & King County is alerting our community about a sharp rise in fatal overdoses over the past two weeks. In the period from Dec. 27, 2020 to Jan. 9, 2021, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified 42 suspected or confirmed overdose deaths.
October 18, 2019.Reading time 1 minute.
With the recent uptick in fatal overdoses due to fentanyl found in counterfeit pills, Public Health wants to be sure everyone has the information they need to stay safe. Read and share the following information with everyone you know: Do not consume any pill that you do not directly receive from a pharmacy or your […]
August 21, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
The innovative ‘Bupe Pathways’ program is showing promising results for community members facing multiple barriers to traditional drug treatment.
July 2, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
Data from the 2018 Overdose Death Report is now available. The report finds that in recent years, overdoses from prescription opioids and heroin have remained stable, while overdoses involving methamphetamine and illicit fentanyl have increased.
January 17, 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
People who use illicit drugs should take extra care and not use drugs alone.
December 13, 2018.Reading time 5 minutes.
When you open your cabinet in your bathroom, what do you find? If you are like me, you might find expired sunscreen, an old bottle of bright orange nail polish, and more miniature hand sanitizer than you know what to do with. Along with my harmless clutter, I find medicines that I’m no longer using, […]