Medical Society Joins Fight Against Opioid Epidemic in PBC
After an unprecedented 590 opioid-related deaths in Palm Beach County in 2016, Palm Beach County doctors are joining the battle as a group against the opioid epidemic.
The Palm Beach County Medical Society Services, a nonprofit that coordinates education and volunteer activities of the county Medical Society, held its first meeting this week to begin working on a medical plan to prevent overdose deaths.
The group’s initiative will be overseen by the Health Emergency Response Coalition, founded in 2001 after a photo-editor at the National Enquirer in Boca Raton was exposed to anthrax and died. Read More…