Weekly Prevention Resource
Pandemic Updates
June 8 - 14
 “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” 
- A.A. Milne, "Winnie the Pooh"
Here are this week's updates of news & resources.

Beginning Monday, June 8, the Morris County Covid-19 drive-through test center at County College of Morris in Randolph will be open to all Morris County and Sussex County residents who want a nasal swab test, without a prescription and whether or not they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

Created by NIH/NIDA, this one-minute video describes who is at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 and resources that can help.

Dr.  Caleb Alexander , professor of epidemiology and medicine at the Bloomberg School of  Public Health , discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting drug and alcohol addiction.

Content Warning: The following interview has stories from callers in active addiction and mentions of substance use.

In the opioid overdose epidemic, death rates have risen for all populations, including African-American, Latino, Native, and Asian-American and Pacific Islander populations. Although the highest overdose death rates are in White people in the United States, death rates for particular communities of color are on the rise.
Be well. Stay well. Stay strong.
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