24-hour spike in overdoses in Shelby County, 3 deaths


SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – The Shelby County Health Department has issued a 24-Hour Overdose Spike Alert for the 24-hour period that ended at midnight Friday, August 30.  

During that time-frame, there were 20 reported overdoses, 3 of those were fatal.

The Overdose Spike Alert is posted at the Shelby County Health Department website, and can be found here.

If you or someone you know needs guidance for addiction treatment options, please contact the Tennessee REDLINE at 1-800-889-9789 (free and confidential). 

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