First time this has happened in the continental U.S.
$53M allocated in U.S. as overdoses hit record high in state.
423 cases reported in Franklin, Delaware counties
Springfield schools, Alternate Learning Center are 1st in area.
Mylan proposal would reduce price of life-saving device by almost half.
Pair visiting UTMC hope to improve care at home.
Epidemic also hits heroin users’ families
Move comes as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine.
Speakers for the Wood County event will include Andrea Boxill, deputy director for the governor’s cabinet opiate action team, and members of Team Recovery.
Beyond deaths, opioid epidemic means thousands of calls to save lives.