Updated NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports

The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health recently updated the provisional data on opioid-related poisoning deaths (NC OCME), and the opioid overdose and unintentional med/drug overdose with potential for abuse emergency department visits reports (NC DETECT).

Opioid Overdose:

There were 784 opioid overdose ED visits this July compared to 560 this time last year (July 2019).

Click here for July statewide report update.

Overdose Involving Medication or Drugs with Dependency Potential:

There were 1,382 overdose ED visits this July involving medication or drugs with dependency potential compared to 1,029 this time last year (July 2019).

Click here for July statewide report update.

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