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In 2-day summit, Whatcom County focuses on ‘fractured’ opioid response

Community members discuss intersectional drug issues, solutions

Bags of fentanyl in ziplock bags laid out on the cardboard.
Community stakeholders gathered Tuesday and Wednesday, June 27-28, to discuss Whatcom County's response to the opioid epidemic. The two-day event featured panelists, solutions workshops and discussions about how best to move forward in addressing the rise in opioids, such as fentanyl. (Photo courtesy of DEA Seattle Field Division)
By David Nuñez News Intern
Health care workers, tribal leaders, educators, community members and law enforcement gathered Tuesd

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