League of Women Voters resets Sequim opioid talk for Sept. 24

The League of Women Voters of Clallam County has rescheduled a free public presentation by Dr. Allison Unthank, Clallam County Public Health Officer, for 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24, in Sequim City Council Chambers, 152 W. Cedar St.

The event was originally scheduled for Sept. 12.

Between 2012-2016, Clallam County had the second-highest rate of opioid deaths in Washington state. Unthank will provide an overview of the personal and financial costs of the opioid issue in Clallam County, review strategies the county is using to combat them and outline what the community should expect to see in the future.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to promote the informed and active participation of citizens in government.

For more information about this presentation and the League of Women Voters, go to www.lwvcla.org or email info@lwvcla.org.

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