New NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports for December 2020

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

Overdose Involving Medication or Drugs with Dependency Potential

There were 1,164 overdose ED visits this December involving medication or drugs with dependency potential compared to 1,057 this time last year (Dec. 2019).

Click here for full December statewide report.

Opioid Overdose

There were 658 opioid overdose ED visits this December compared to 579 this time last year (Dec 2019).

Click here for full December statewide report.

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