For Immediate Release: January 28, 2016
Contact: Elizabeth Converse, Communications Director
Utah House Democratic Caucus
801-835-7087 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Chuck Gates, Director of Community and Constituent Services
Utah House Majority Caucus
Utah Opioid Overdose Emergency To Be Addressed At Legislature
Salt Lake City - House Representatives Carol Spackman Moss, Steve Eliason, and Mike McKell will present a group of bills targeted at the opioid overdose crisis that is sweeping the state. Opioid overdose is on the rise in Utah. Utah ranks 4th highest in the nation for drug overdose deaths. The Representatives, along with Dr. Joseph Miner of the Utah Department of Health, will explain how their legislation will address this public health emergency.
Who: Representative Carol Spackman Moss
Representative Steve Eliason
Representative Mike McKell
Dr. Joseph Miner, Utah Department of Health Executive Director
Dr. Jennifer Plumb, Utah Naloxone
What: Utah Opioid Overdose Legislation Proposals
Where: Presentation Room, Visitors Center, 1st floor, East side of the Capitol Building
When: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
Immediately following the conclusion of the press conference, families impacted by opioid overdose will be available for interview, along with the bill sponsors.