Forest Park, IL – Heroin, fentanyl and other adulterants continued to be involved in the vast majority of almost 1,600 opioid overdose deaths in suburban Cook County since 2016. That is a top-level finding of a report on the opioid epidemic released today by the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). Read the full Press Release here.
Previous Press Releases
- Mitigation Order 2021-5 Further Eases Mitigation Measures in Suburban Cook County in Response to Decreased Cases
- CCDPH and MABAS Division 3 to Launch Pilot Vaccination Site for First Responders, Teachers, Other Essential Workers
- Heroin, Fentanyl Fuel Rising Mortality Rates in Opioid Deaths, According to CCDPH/UIC Report
- Mitigation Order 2021-4 Continues Easing Mitigation Measures in Suburban Cook County
- Mitigation Order 2021-3 Continues Easing Mitigation Measures in Suburban Cook County