Sewage to Action: Wastewater Data & Rapid Responses to the Overdose Epidemic

Feb 2024

In this webinar, we delved into the innovative realm of wastewater analysis and its pivotal role in reducing opioid-related fatalities. This session featured a lineup of experts committed to leveraging data for change, offering a blend of practical insights, cutting-edge science, and actionable strategies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Strategic Program Development: Learn how to utilize opioid settlement funds and wastewater intelligence to craft impactful programs and interventions.
  • Successes in Kansas: Discover the effective strategies currently implemented in Kansas to combat the opioid epidemic, including innovative public health communication and the use of OD Maps.
  • Expanding Wastewater Intelligence: Understand the potential for wastewater analysis to evolve and enhance current efforts in opioid crisis management.
  • Ideas for Your Community: Gain insights into additional examples and strategies for developing opioid interventions and programs tailored to your community’s needs.
  • Rapid Response to Emerging Threats: See how wastewater analysis can serve as a crucial tool in quickly addressing the emergence of new chemical substances in the drug supply.

Watch the Webinar