|BOARD OF HEALTH STAFF REPORT (SR 23-013)|
July 11, 2023
|Response to the Opioid Crisis (SR 23-013; J. Biermann)|
|Executive's Office / Jason Biermann, Senior Policy Advisor |
The opioid crisis continues across the nation and in Snohomish County. On May 18, 2023, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced that he is advancing a holistic plan to address the impact the drug crisis is having on Snohomish County residents and businesses. He issued an Executive Directive that coordinates a robust and collaborative response to the crisis and transmitted a spending plan to the Snohomish County Council for the initial $1.4 million in opioid settlement funds Snohomish County received with a focus on a community-centered response.
RCW 70.05.060 – Powers and duties of local board of health and Snohomish County Code Chapter 2.300
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