1. Collecting timely hospital data: Mississippi is strengthening its ability to rapidly understand emerging trends and overdose hotspots by updating its surveillance data submission policy to clearly define overdose reporting frequencies and receive data faster from hospitals.
2. Protecting first responders: In collaboration with the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the state health department is reducing risks associated with occupational exposure to heroin and synthetic opioids by training first responders.
Funded Awards: Overdose Data to Action