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Focus Returns to Opioid Crisis Locally

July 16th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

With the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to wind down- the focus returns for many in emergency services to the opioid crisis.  While the Coronavirus essentially shut down many facets of everyday life- unfortunately it did nothing to deter the growing use of heroin and fentanyland related overdoses. The numbers have been spiking across Maryland with Allegany County having the worst numbers in the state. It is a point of frustration for Allegany County Emergency Services Director Jim Pyles…