FRANKLIN COUNTY: A grim warning by the Franklin County Coroners office has been issued due to the high number of deaths caused by drug overdoses in a short period of time.
The Franklin County Coroner, Dr. Anahi Ortiz took to social media at around 2:00P.M. on September 29th with this post.
ALERT:As of about 10am this morning we have had 10 people die of overdoses in about 26 hours. This is an unusually high…
Posted by Dr. Anahi Ortiz Franklin County Coroner on Sunday, September 29, 2019
This most recent warning was proceeded by a warning on August 12th after 6 overdose deaths were reported.
Unfortunately I am issuing another overdose death alert. In less than 24 hours from August 10 to August 11 there were 6…
Posted by Dr. Anahi Ortiz Franklin County Coroner on Monday, August 12, 2019
This serves as a warning for everyone who knows an addict, no matter what county they reside in. Dr. Ortiz goes on to say there is help available for people who are battling addiction and gave a link HERE that also provides information about how to obtain the anti opioid drug Naloxone.