Combating the Heroin Epidemic

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Media Advisory: Sen. Gene Yaw to Hold Overdose Prevention Seminars

August 29, 2016

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), along with Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Sec. Gary Tennis and Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, will host two overdose prevention seminars today at the Wysox Volunteer Fire Hall (Bradford County), 111 Lake Road, Wysox, PA 18854 from 10AM-11:30AM and at the Pennsylvania College of Technology (Lycoming County), 1 College Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701 from 2PM-3:30PM.[...Read more]

Sen. Yaw Offers Free Lifesaving Overdose Prevention Seminars

August 22, 2016

To help save lives and combat the growing heroin and opioid epidemic facing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, state Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced two upcoming Overdose Prevention Seminars for local law enforcement, EMS, Fire Departments and School District officials in the 23rd Senatorial District.
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A Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw – August 2016

August 2, 2016

Part 2 of highlights from Senator Yaw’s visit to the Antique Automobile Club of America Grand National Event, held this year at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport.
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Sen. Yaw Responds to Latest Heroin Death Report

July 13, 2016

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today addressed the latest report issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Philadelphia Field Division’s (PFD) Intelligence Program, which analyzed illicit and diverted pharmaceutical abuse in Pennsylvania, as measured through drug-related overdose death data.[...Read more]

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