EUREKA – Humboldt County has the second highest rate of opioid overdose in the state, five times higher than the state average. On Tuesday Senator Mike McGuire and Supervisor Virginia Bass are bringing the community together for a discussion on how to advance solutions here on the North Coast. In attendance will be statewide and local experts, health professionals, and addiction specialists. The public is encouraged to come hear how Humboldt County is addressing this epidemic.
The meeting will be on Tuesday night at the Sequoia Conference Center on Myrtle Avenue from 6-8.
Supervisor Virginia Bass says she’s grateful for Senator McGuire’s work and looks forward to a thoughtful and productive town hall discussion to move the needle on solutions to this crisis.