We use multiple data sources to inform our strategies for addressing opioid use disorder in the District.
Data from DC Fire and Emergency Services focuses on their opioid case data. It shows how many people were transported as result of opioid overdoses and from where in the District. Find out more here.
Data from the DC Department of Forensics Sciences focuses on their testing of opioids seen in the District. It shows the different opioids that are likely present in the District based on their testing. Find out more here. (PDF)
Data from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner focuses on their examinations of fatal opioid overdoses in the District. It shows the trends in deaths due to opioid use. Find out more here.
Data from DC Health focuses on opioid use indicators. It shows how opioid misuse affects people in the District. Find out more here.
Additional District-centric opioid data will be made available soon.