Opioid abuse and overdose deaths are impacting local governments every day. In Oct. 2017, the federal government declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency.
The potential impacts of this crisis on Minnesota cities include an array of significant direct and indirect costs to public health, general personnel, and public safety resources.
The League of Minnesota Cities is hosting an information session for city staff to help you learn about potential strategies and outcomes to help address this epidemic. The session will include speakers from a variety of areas who are working to respond to the opioid crisis, including public health officials, law enforcement, and members of the legal community. You will gain timely and relevant information about opioids, their impacts, and resources and options available to your city.
During this two-hour session, you will:
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City managers, administrators, clerks, police chiefs, fire chiefs, and city attorneys
Feb. 7—8:30-11 a.m.
Sheraton Bloomington Hotel
5601 W 78th Street (view map)
Bloomington, MN 55429
Phone: (952) 835-1900