DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver Department of Public Health and Environment is hosting a summit to address the fentanyl crisis in Colorado.
Mayor Michael Hancock will also host the event, attending along with over 200 public health experts.
The summit’s purpose is to discuss strategies for handling the opioid epidemic and analyze community solutions, treatment and recovery.
Hancock and DDPHE Director Bob McDonald along with Denver’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sterling McLaren are set to speak on the rise of fentanyl use in Denver specifically.
The summit will be held at the Grand Hyatt Denver beginning Monday at 8:30 a.m. and last through Tuesday.
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