June 13, 2018
Governor Wolf’s Opioid Command Center announced accomplishments in the continuing battle against the heroin and opioid crisis amid the release of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council’s (PHC4) report, “Hospitalizations for Opioid Overdose – 2016 to 2017.”
June 07, 2018
Governor Wolf announced today that Pennsylvania had the second largest percent change for all 50 states in opioid prescriptions between 2016 and 2017, according to data released by IQVIA.
May 14, 2018
Four months into his Opioid Disaster Declaration, Governor Wolf announced significant progress on several of the original initiatives that were part of the declaration aimed at increasing prevention, access to treatment and data collection for those suffering with opioid use disorder (OUD).
May 02, 2018
Governor Wolf hosted the first regional meeting of the Opioid Command Center at the Southwestern PA Human Services Inc. Care Center in Washington, as part of his continuing 90-day heroin and opioid disaster declaration.
April 27, 2018
Governor Wolf reminded Pennsylvanians that amid his continued heroin and opioid disaster declaration, disposing of old, unneeded or expired prescriptions can help decrease access to powerful opioids and other prescription drugs.