Illinois will receive nearly $37 million in federal funding to help fight the opioid epidemic, Gov. JB Pritzker announced last week.
Illinois launches advisory council to develop opioid overdose prevention sites on Chicago’s west side
The Illinois Department of Human Services will launch a community advisory council to study the next steps necessary to develop opioid overdose prevention sites on Chicago’s west side, the agency announced this week.
A representative from the Department of Insurance told lawmakers Tuesday morning that it's working with insurance companies to monitor and reduce the number of opioids being prescribed.