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Health department issues warning about increase in suspected overdose deaths in McHenry County

Authorities are warning the public and offering safety tips after recently identifying an increase in suspected overdose deaths in McHenry County. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) said Tuesday there has been an increase in deaths, suspected from overdoses, in the county. The department did not provide specific numbers or say what date the […]

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‘Significant increase’: Over dozen overdose deaths reported in McHenry County in past 2 months, officials warn

Health officials have issued a warning after 16 people have died from suspected overdoses in the past two months in McHenry County, which is a significant increase from prior months. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) announced the increase in suspected overdose deaths on Friday. McHenry County Department of Health Community Information Coordinator Nick […]

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Health department warns residents about increase in suspected overdose deaths in McHenry County

Authorities are warning the public and offering safety tips after seeing an increase in suspected overdose deaths recently reported in McHenry County. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) said Friday there has been an increase in deaths, suspected from overdoses, in the county. The department did not provide specific numbers or say what date […]

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Officials warn of significant increase in suspected overdose deaths in McHenry County in recent weeks

Authorities are warning the public after a “significant increase” in suspected overdose deaths was reported over the past month in McHenry County. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) said Friday the deaths occurred over a four-week period between May 12 and June 9. The McHenry County Coroner’s Office data showed there were two and […]

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Authorities warn of ‘significant’ number of overdose deaths in McHenry County in past week

Authorities are warning the public after multiple overdose deaths occurred in the past week in McHenry County as officials in Lake County also warn about overdoses. The McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition said Tuesday they have been notified of “multiple” overdose deaths that have occurred between March 5 and March 13. “The number of deaths […]

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Officials warn of ‘significant’ number of overdose deaths in McHenry County during week of Thanksgiving

Authorities are warning the public after multiple suspected overdose deaths occurred during the week of Thanksgiving in McHenry County. The McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition said they have been notified of “multiple” overdose deaths that have occurred between November 21 and November 28. “The number of deaths was significant,” the McHenry County SAC said in […]

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Authorities warn of ‘significant’ number of overdose deaths in McHenry County this month

Authorities are warning the public after multiple overdose deaths occurred last week in McHenry County. The McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition said they have been notified of “multiple” overdose deaths that have occurred between October 7 and October 15. “The number of deaths was significant,” the McHenry County SAC said in a statement. They did […]

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Health department issues warning after McHenry County sees 250% increase in overdose deaths

Health officials issued a warning to residents after McHenry County recorded a 250% increase in suspected overdose deaths in the past month. The McHenry County Department of Health said opioid surveillance conducted has detected an “unusual increase” in fatal and non-fatal overdoses in the county. There has been a 250% increase in the number of […]

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Warning issued after ‘significant’ number of recent overdose deaths in McHenry County

Authorities are warning the public after multiple overdose deaths occurred late last month and this month in McHenry County. The McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition said they have been notified of “multiple” overdose deaths that occurred between July 24 and August 4. “The number of deaths was significant,” the McHenry County SAC said in a […]