Philadelphia Officials Green-Light Safe Injection Sites Amid City’s Opioid Epidemic

The city of #Philadelphia is trying its best to get ahead of the opioid epidemic! Philly is currently experiencing its worst public health crisis ever with more than 1,700 opioid deaths recorded in 2017. Today, city officials announced that they have decided to set up safe and supervised injection sites. These sites would be staffed by medical professionals who know how to reposed to overdoses.

City health commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley says that the sites aren’t necessarily for...

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