Drug Overdose Surveillance

Monthly Emergency Department Visits for Overdose by Opioid, Unspecified Substance and Heroin among Virginia Residents

2018: January | February | March  | April | May | June | July |August | September

2017: January | February | March | April | May  | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

2016: September | October | November | December


Annual Emergency Department Visits for Overdose by Opioid, Unspecified Substance and Heroin among Virginia Residents

2017 Annual Data (.xlsx file)

2016 Annual Data (.xlsx file)

2015 Annual Data (.xlsx file)

 

Summary of Drug Overdose Case Definition Changes

This page provides a summary of changes made to the drug overdose case definitions by VDH since September 2016.

 

VDH Opioid Addiction Indicators Dashboard

An interactive dashboard summarizing health outcomes in Virginia related to opioid addiction and overdose, including visits among Virginia residents to emergency departments (EDs) in Virginia for acute unintentional overdose as identified using the chief complaint or discharge diagnosis. Visits for opioid overdose include visits where the substance was unknown or unspecified at the time of the patient’s arrival to the ED. Additional information can be found here: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/surveillance-and-investigation/syndromic-surveillance/