The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch, NC Division of Public Health has posted an update of provisional data on opioid-related poisoning deaths (NC OCME), opioid overdose emergency department visits (NC DETECT), and statewide harm reduction data (NCHRC).
All reports are posted to the website linked here and below.
NC DETECT Opioid Overdose ED Visits Reports
- May 2018 Opioid Surveillance ED Data
- May 2018 Opioid Overdose Emergency Department Visits Heat Maps
- County Reports (For counties with average visits > 9): 2018 Opioid Overdose Emergency Department Visits +
NC OCME Poisoning Deaths Surveillance Reports
NC Harm Reduction Slides
CDC Clinical Action Outbreak Alert: Potential Life-Threatening Vitamin K-Dependent Antagonist Coagulopathy Associated With Synthetic Cannabinoids Use
Please see the CDC Clinical Action Outbreak Alert regarding bleeding problems associated with synthetic cannabinoids use. We are not aware of any similar cases in North Carolina. Clinicians caring for patients with suspected suspect vitamin K-dependent coagulopathy associated with synthetic cannabinoid use are encouraged to contact the Carolinas Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222 for questions about diagnostic testing or management.
Board Certified/Board Eligible Emergency Medicine physicians to staff the Emergency Department at Southeastern Health located in Lumberton, North Carolina
This facility is affiliated with Duke University Medical Center, East Carolina University, University of North Carolina, and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. It features one of the newest DO Emergency Medicine Residency Programs in the country, accreditation through Campbell University.
727.507.3608 or Barbara_Lay@emcare.com