Overdoses up to 51 in past two days

UPMC Susquehanna this morning reported 51 drug overdoses in the past two days.

Following is their statement: “Over the past 48 hours UPMC Susquehanna emergency and Pre-hospital Services departments have treated a total of 51 patients with heroin overdoses. We believe the situation is stabilizing in our facilities. We will provide updates as they are available and appropriate; however questions regarding the issue at large should be directed to the correct public agency or authority. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to focus on the health needs of patients.”