BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Combating Baltimore’s epidemic drug addiction. As part of Maryland’s Overdose Awareness Week, new actions are being taken to tackle this health emergency.
Tracey Leong explains.
City and state leaders are implementing the mayor’s overdose plan to encourage treatment and fight the deadly epidemic.
“We are fully recognizing this as a public health emergency and are tackling it first-hand,” said Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City Health Commissioner.