2017 VBEMS Naloxone Administration

2017 VBEMS Naloxone Administration

In November 2016, the Commonwealth of Virginia declared a public health emergency related to opiate use and abuse.  While 2016 saw a significant increase in suspected opiate overdoses, the rise did not appear to continue in 2017 based on EMS reporting and documentation.  Our annual statistics graphic can also be found at this link:  https://my.visme.co/projects/n06vg31n-2017-vbems-naloxone-data