Similar to the past two years, fentanyl continued to be the most prevalent opioid identified in 2021.
Opioid overdoses continue to be most prevalent among African Americans, males and those between the ages of 40-69.
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Epidemiology and Surveillance Reports
OCME Operating Status: OPEN Normal operating procedures are in effect
Office Hours: M - F, 8 am - 4:30 pm, except holidays.
Next-of-kin ID Hours: S-S, 10 am - 4:30 pm.
Funeral Directors Hours: S-S, 9 am - 6 pm.
Autopsy Reports: By Appointment Only- (202) 698-9111 or via e-mail at [email protected]
COVID-19 Burial Assistance and Managing Grief
The need to social distance to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed how we do things in our daily lives. It also means changes to the way in which we grieve the death of a loved one. While services and support may look different for the time being, there are still ways to safely stay connected and receive help and support throughout the grieving process.
For additional information, please use the link below.
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
M - F, 8 am - 4:30 pm, except holidays, Next-of-kin ID 10 am - 4:30 pm. Funeral Dir. 9 am - 6 pm.
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401 E Street, SW , Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 698-9000
Fax: (202) 698-9101
TTY: (202) 442-8797
Email: [email protected]