Coroner: 17 overdose deaths in 84 hours in Franklin County

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Franklin County Coroner has reported there have been 17 overdose deaths in the county over the last three and a half days.

In a Facebook post, Dr. Anahi Ortiz encouraged people to seek out prevention resources.

“We know much of prevention for addiction lies in our youth: mentoring, stable families, programming after school, etc.,” Ortiz wrote in the post.

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