Arizona Reports 191 Suspected Opioid Overdoses, 15 Deaths Over 7 Days

Published: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 3:33pm
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Over the past week, emergency responders reported 191 suspected opioid overdoses in Arizona and 15 deaths.

Those numbers come from the first data set released under an executive order signed by Gov. Ducey earlier this month.

With me to talk about the numbers and what they mean is Dr. Cara Christ, director of the state Department of Health Services.

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