Peoria County sees 43 overdose deaths in 2020 after years of steady decline

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Thousands of people in Illinois died from COVID-19 in 2020, but there was another issue causing a climbing body count. In the first three quarters of 2020, the Illinois Department of Public Health said there were 2,151 opioid overdose deaths in the state. This is an increase of more than 560 … Continue reading Peoria County sees 43 overdose deaths in 2020 after years of steady decline