doulie Jul 16, 2020 07:42 PM Double Fatal Overdose in Lompoc There is a 13% increase in drug deaths so far this year versus 2019. According to NYT research, public health experts noted "the overdose rate was on its way back up well before the virus arrived." No doubt the pandemic may be a factor leading to overdoses but obviously it's too early to tell if this will be verified as a significant factor. Narcan can be purchased OTC. Are you suggesting taxpayers pay for this "relief" as is done for Methadone?