There has been a spike of 34 suspected non-fatal overdoses and 6 suspected fatal overdoses reported between October 28 and 30 in Hennepin County. Naloxone was reported being administered in 10 of these overdoses.
Considerations: 1) A spike is defined as 17 or more non-fatal overdoses or 3 or more suspected fatal overdoses reported in a 24 hour period 2) overdoses are suspected, not confirmed, 3) there are likely more overdoses happening than reported, 4) the fatality status is unknown for individuals being transported to the emergency department, 5) the information on substances involved are suspected, not confirmed.
Data source: First responder reports to Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP).
Location Reports are showing that the overdoses have happened recently in ZIP codes 55316 (Champlin), 55401 (Minneapolis Central), 55403 (Minneapolis Central), 55404 (Minneapolis Central and Phillips), 55406 (Minneapolis Longfellow), 55407 (Minneapolis Powderhorn), 55408 (Minneapolis Isles), 55409 (Minneapolis Isles), 55414 (Minneapolis Northeast), 55415 (Minneapolis Central), 55417 (Minneapolis Nokomis), 55419 (Minneapolis Southwest), 55423 (Richfield), 55430 (Brooklyn Center), 55447 (Plymouth), and 55454 (Cedar Riverside).
Substance information Reports are showing that substances suspected to be involved in this spike are alcohol, fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine, over-the-counter medication not specified, oxycodone and prescription drugs. In most cases the suspected drug was missing.
Information from Hennepin County’s opioid response