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To help continue addressing the opioid crisis in Washtenaw County during COVID-19, an Ypsilanti community health group continues to offer Narcan. 

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The Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project, which brings local community organizations together to end the opioid crisis, hosted a summit on Tuesday in Ann Arbor.  The group says this is a crisis that continues to affect people of all ages and backgrounds.  89.1 WEMU’s Jorge Avellan attended the summit and has the story. 


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The Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project hosted a summit Monday night to address the growing opioid crisis in our area.  Over 100 people attended the summit at the Lawrence Morris Building at Washtenaw Community College.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan was there and has the story.


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Throughout the 2016 year, you've heard the staggering reports on heroin and opioid overdoses and deaths.  Washtenaw County is no exception.  Here's a look back, and look ahead, at dealing with the problem here at home.


City of Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti City Council members will vote later today on the city’s budget for the next fiscal year.


EMU Officers Save Overdose Victim's Life With Naloxone

May 25, 2016
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Officers at Eastern Michigan University saved a 54 year-old man's life over the weekend using the drug Naloxone.

 


Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department
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Assault and domestic violence cases were down in Washtenaw County last year. That's one of the highlights of the 2015 Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office