Buncombe Co. Commissioners To Discuss Drug Abuse

posted by Mark Starling -

Drug abuse is a pretty big concern in Buncombe County.  

Today, commissioners are expected to vote on a budget amendment that would set over 171-thousand dollars aside for a Community Paramedic Program.  

A majority of that would pay for community education related to opioids, and the rest would go toward hiring EMS personnel whose focus would be treating addicts.



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