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Drug overdoses and deaths remain ‘higher than normal’ in McHenry County, health officials say

Health officials are warning residents of a “significant increase” of overdoses and overdose deaths, which remain at higher than normal levels in McHenry County. The McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition (SAC) on March 13 issued an alert that local law enforcement was reporting overdoses that required high quantities of the life-saving opioid reversal medication naloxone. […]

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Attorney general warns residents to be on lookout for flood-damaged vehicles being sold in Illinois

Attorney General Kwame Raoul is warning Illinois residents to be on the lookout for flood-damaged vehicles that could soon be hitting the used car market following Hurricane Ian. Raoul issued the warning on Tuesday and said preliminary industry estimates indicate that Hurricane Ian has flooded thousands of vehicles in the Southeastern United States, especially in […]

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Group warns about multiple suspected fentanyl overdoses recently in McHenry County

A local coalition issued a warning about multiple recent overdoses in McHenry County where the user did not realize the substance they took was laced with what authorities believe was fentanyl. The McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition issued an alert Friday morning after being notified about multiple uses of naloxone to reverse overdoses in the […]