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Columbus Health Officials Issue Advisory Over Cocaine, Fentanyl Deaths

Columbus Public Health has issued a community advisory about an increase in cocaine and fentanyl-related overdose deaths. 

Officials say the number has risen from 41 to 88 from 2016 to last year. 30 percent of all overdose victims had both cocaine and fentanyl in their systems. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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