Tacoma-Pierce County Opioid Task Force

In 2017, Pierce County Councilmember Derek Young and Tacoma City Councilmember Conor McCarthy convened representatives from multiple sectors as the Pierce County Opioid Task Force. The Pierce County Council declared a “State of Opioid Crisis,” which paralleled a Presidential declaration, and sent a letter to Governor Jay Inslee urging him to declare Pierce County in a state of emergency. The City of Tacoma filed a lawsuit in 2017 against three opioid manufacturers and the county followed suit in early 2018.

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Pierce County Opioid Summit 2019
Friday, February 22, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Chris Knutzen Hall
Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Ave S
Tacoma, WA  98477

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* Registration for the Opioid Summit will begin the week of Jan. 21

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Meeting Materials

Past Meeting Minutes and Materials