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Heroin Task Force Issues Report On Schedule

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La Crosse County’s Heroin Task Force makes its report…

The study group had set a deadline of six months for making suggestions to deal with the local rise of heroin use. Members made that deadline this week by proposing ideas for reducing access to drugs, improving overdose interventions, and providing treatment for heroin users. County board chair Tara Johnson thanked the task force for making more people aware of the problem.

 

Committee members have volunteered to serve on smaller groups that will continue to monitor the goals of the task force.

 

 

 

 

 

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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