opioid-related deaths

Drug Deaths In Florida Down In First Half Of 2018

Jul 11, 2019
Emergency responders providing care to a patient in the back of an ambulance.
Peter Haden/WLRN

By Christine Sexton / News Service of Florida

The number of drug-related deaths in Florida, including those caused by opioids, declined in the first six months of 2018, compared to the first half of 2017, according to an interim report released by the state Medical Examiners Commission.