1. Building public awareness: Pennsylvania county and municipal health departments are implementing targeted, multimedia campaigns to increase opioid overdose prevention awareness in strategic areas.
2. Enhancing preparedness: Pennsylvania increased the number of emergency department facilities submitting syndromic surveillance data to the CDC. Syndromic surveillance can help provide early detection of opioid overdose outbreaks and enables rapid local responses.
Funded Awards: Overdose Data to Action, Public Health & Public Safety