Collaborative task force reduces overdose deaths in Clermont County


CLERMONT COUNTY -- Deaths from drug overdoses are down in Clermont County, according to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).

New data from ODH shows in 2018, 80 people in Clermont County died of an accidental drug overdose. The numbers reflect the largest decrease in deaths, 24%, since Clermont County started to see an uptick in opioid use in the late 2000s.