Overdoses pile up in Trumbull Co. following alarming 24-hour report

There were 9 more overdoses from 2 p.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday after a report of 18 overdoses on Monday-Tuesday

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WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – There were more overdoses in Trumbull County after an alarming amount was announced Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday, WKBN told you about 18 overdoses — and two deaths from drugs — that had occurred in Trumbull County in the previous 24 hours.

The latest numbers are not for 24 hours — but for from 2 p.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Over that 18-hour period, there were nine overdoses in Trumbull County.

Nobody died. All were revived.

Health officials say there is some pure fentanyl being sold in Trumbull County.

MORE: Trumbull County reports alarming number of drug overdoses in 1 day

The Health District is recommending those with drug addictions to call the Coleman Access Center at 330-392-1100 for screening and placement into treatment. After-hours, people can call 211 to reach the Help Network of Northeast Ohio.

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