Columbus Public Health plants 6,000 flags in remembrance of overdoses


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Public Health has planted more than 6,000 flags in front of its building in remembrance of people impacted by overdoses and overdose deaths in 2020.

The effort was carried out to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day on Tuesday, Aug. 31.

The flags can be seen in front of the CPH building on 240 Parsons Avenue.

Anyone battling addiction is encouraged to reach out to Columbus Public Health for help. For more information, click here.

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