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Commissioner Valentine Speaks To Lt. Gov. At MACo Conference On Opioid Crisis

August 28th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

During this month’s Maryland Association of Counties Summer Conference, Allegany County Commissioner Bill Valentine had the opportunity to speak with Lt Governor Boyd Rutherford about the growing opioid crisis- and he presented some ideas. Rutherford heads up the state’s Task Force and Heroin and Opioid Abuse. Valentine said while a great deal of time and resources have been spent on helping the addict in recovery- perhaps some funding should go toward covering the rising insurance costs for fire and EMS companies who transport overdose victims…

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