During this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Katie Strozyk and Noah Frank will summarize data regarding fentanyl overdose In Washington State. Katie, an Opioid Response Coordinator for Thurston County’s Public Health & Social Services, and Noah, a Drug User Health Epidemiologist from the Washington State Department of Health, will use data to help separate fact from fiction when it comes to fentanyl use and deaths caused by overdose. They will also examine local initiatives to address the overdose crisis, and explore options and opportunities for developing further programming.
- Explore local and national data on fentanyl overdoses.
- Address fentanyl facts, misconceptions and myths.
- Understand local initiatives being used to address the overdose crisis
Local, state, and tribal public health practitioners
Katie Strozyk, MPH
Opioid Response Coordinator, Thurston County Public Health & Social Services
Noah Frank, MPH
Drug User Health Epidemiologist, Washington State Department of Health
- What are the impacts of fentanyl use and overdose in Washington State and nationwide?
- How are you connecting with people who use fentanyl in your community?
- How is your agency expanding efforts to address the overdose crisis in your community?
- Slides | Slide handout
- Thurston County Opioid Response Task Force - Thurston County Public Health & Social Services
- Drug Response Team (DRT) - Washington State Department of Health
- Fentanyl - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Continuing Education Credits
Up to 1 CPH recertification credit may be earned by viewing this webinar. Visit the National Board of Public Health Examiners to learn more.