Opioid addiction crisis declared a Public Health Emergency in Virginia
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Opioid addiction crisis declared a Public Health Emergency in Virginia

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday, Nov. 21, that State Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine, MD, MPH, FAAFP, has declared the Virginia opioid addiction crisis a Public Health Emergency. This declaration comes in response to the growing number of overdoses attributed to opioid use, and evidence that Carfentanil, a highly dangerous synthetic opioid used … Continue reading