NDEWS Hotspot Alerts

Alerts for May 2022:

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  • Palm Beach, FL Opioid 5/1/22 11 
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  • Brevard, FL Opioid 5/2/22 15  
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  • Orange, FL Opioid 5/3/22 14  
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  • Dekalb, GA Opioid 5/4/22 10  
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  • Cook, IL Heroin 5/5/22 26 
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  • Pinellas, FL Non-Opioid 5/5/22 26 
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  • Pinellas, FL Opioid 5/6/22 24  
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  • Cook, IL Heroin 5/7/22 39 
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  • Cook, IL Opioid 5/7/22 57 
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  • Miami-Dade, FL Non-Opioid 5/7/22 17  
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  • Alameda, CA Non-Opioid 5/11/22 13 
  • Last updated 4/6/22, source biospatial.io
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    Full alert: April 9-28, 2022

    NDEWS Hotspot Alerts is a dynamic notification system that quantifies the degree to which the observation deviates from the expected range of values over an 84-day window provided by biospatial.io. Alerts are updated bi-weekly and limited to US states with statewide partnerships with biospatial.io: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

    911 Dispatch Information

    911 Dispatch type Description of dispatch dispatch involves
    Opioid-related Based on the Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) criteria as defined by the state of Rhode Island, intended to detect incidents involving opioid overdose. Opioid overdose
    Heroin-related Based on the Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) criteria as defined by the state of Rhode Island, intended to detect incidents involving heroin overdose. Heroin overdose
    Non-opioid-related Based on the Virginia Department of Health criteria for incidents involving non-opioid overdoses. Non-opioid overdoses
    Methamphetamine-related Based on incidents involving methamphetamine due to terms and phrases found in the record narrative and chief complaint elements. Methamphetamine overdose

    Past alerts:

    April 9-28, 2022

    March 26 – April 8, 2022

    March 11-25, 2022

    March 1-10, 2022

    The National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS) is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (U01DA051126) to the University of Florida (PI: Cottler; Co-Is: Goldberger, Nixon, Striley), New York University (Co-I: Palamar), and Florida Atlantic University (Co-I: Barenholtz).