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MILWAUKEE: U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Host Roundtable on Fentanyl, Opioid and Heroin Crisis in Milwaukee County
Fentanyl-related deaths in Milwaukee County increased 223% in 2016
MILWAUKEE, WI – TOMORROW, MONDAY, April 10, 2017, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin will host a roundtable to discuss the fentanyl, opioid and heroin crisis in Milwaukee County.
In 2016, Milwaukee County saw 97 deaths related to fentanyl – an increase of 223% from 2015.
Senator Baldwin led the fight to include $1 billion for states to fight the opioid epidemic in the 21st Century Cures Act that was signed into law in December. Senator Baldwin has held roundtable dialogues on the opioid and heroin epidemic in Green Bay, La Crosse, Wausau, Viroqua, Ashland, Superior, Eau Claire, Arlington and Waukesha.
TOMORROW, MONDAY, April 10, 2017
1:30 PM CT
Lisbon Avenue Health Center
3522 W. Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Note: Media interested in attending should e-mail [email protected].