Kentucky sees decrease in ER visits related to opioid overdoses
The news isn't all good, however.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky saw the largest decrease of any state last year in emergency room visits related to opioid overdoses.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Kentucky saw 15 percent fewer ER visits last year for overdoses.
However, the CDC says it's seeing its highest-ever opioid-related death rates. A spokesperson says 115 people die each day across the country from opioid overdoses.
Wisconsin and Delaware each saw a more than 100 percent increase in opioid-related emergencies last year.
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