Opioids death toll on the rise in Ohio


As concerns continue to grow about the COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing toll it takes every day, it’s easy to forget about other health issues that continue to have a devastating effect on our region.

A sad reminder came last week when Ohio Attorney General David Yost released a report that shows the state’s death rate from opioid overdoses of 11.01 per 100,000 population in the second quarter of 2020 was the highest rate in the last decade,...