Deaths & Overdoses

New York sees decrease in opioid deaths for the first time in 10 years, 12/09/2019

Drug overdoses caused 66 deaths in Broome County during 2017, DA says

Broome County had zero drug overdose deaths in February, DA says

Mar 2, 2018 - Drug deaths claimed 66 lives in Broome in 2017 with most traced to heroin or opioids, according to the District Attorney Steve Cornwell. In a statement Friday, Cornwell said a month withoutdrug deaths is a step in the right direction. The DA's office has been investigating drug overdose deaths going back to 2013.

Drug overdoses kill 8 Broome County residents so far in 2018, DA says

Apr 3, 2018 - Drug overdoses caused eight deaths in Broome County during the first three months of 2018, the District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.

Drug Deaths: 13 fatal overdoses in Broome County in first half of 2018

Jul 9, 2018 - The first six months of 2018 had 13 drug deaths in Broome County, the DA's office announced.


Broome drug overdoses: Deaths dropped by more than half in 2018




October 4, 2018 Broome County DA's office releases new overdose death numbers 

October 9, 2018 Broome County's Drug Treatment Center Plans to move into Phase Two