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Opioid Fatality Review Board 2020 Annual Report

Friday, February 4, 2022

In 2020, opioid overdose deaths increased in the District of Columbia and throughout the nation. The OFRB will focus on reducing these deaths by conducting case reviews of opioid overdoses, informing stakeholders, and recommending evidence-based policies, practices, and implementing programs. Through case reviews of fatal opioid overdoses, the OFRB is responsible for recommending systematic changes to improve the social determinants of health among District residents.