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No Overdose Deaths In February According To Broome County DA

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BROOME COUNTY, N.Y. -

The District Attorney's Office is reporting zero overdose deaths in Broome County for the month of February. This is the first time in five years that a single month has been overdose-free. 

“Thank you to everyone involved in battling the drug epidemic. There's much more to be done, but we're making great progress; February was a very meaningful month for Broome County," says Broome DA Steve Cornwell.

For comparison, February 2017 saw 11 overdose deaths in Broome County.