Chester County is not immune to the opioid epidemic. Sadly, Chester County lost over 140 lives to accidental drug overdose in 2017. Additionally, hundreds more have overdosed but survived, often due to the actions of first responders. These overdoses and deaths have occurred throughout all areas of Chester County, and can occur in any community. In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic, the Chester County Overdose Task Force has compiled community resources to aid in increased education and awareness throughout Chester County.