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Sheriff Presents Plaques Of Appreciation

June 8th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

With the heroin and opioid epidemic showing no signs of slowing down- the Allegany County Sheriff's office earlier this year partnered with the local health department to help spread awareness of growing problems in the region by hosting a series of town hall meetings.  Dozens of overdoses are being reported each week in the county- and all too many of them are fatal cases. The town hall meetings were held throughout the county and included a screening of the documentary "Behind the Orange Curtain" – which Sheriff Craig Robertson believes accurately, describes the challenges currently facing Allegany County.  During the regular meeting of the County Commissioners, Sheriff Robertson presented plaques of appreciation to Becky Meyers and Chris Delaney of the Health Department for their role in organizing the town hall meetings.  He says that the meetings were so well attended and received, he hopes to schedule additional sessions in the coming months…


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