Monthly Emergency Department Visits for Overdose by Opioid, Unspecified Substance and Heroin among Virginia Residents
*Note: In 2019 these reports will be published quarterly with the next report available in April 2019.
Monthly and Annual Statistics, 2015 – 2019
2015-2019 Statistics (.xlsx file) [Updated 03/13/19]
This page provides a summary of changes made to the drug overdose case definitions by VDH since September 2016.
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/