Overdose Awareness

Annual event set for Aug. 31

Philipstown Communities That Care will host an International Overdose Awareness Day event at the Cold Spring waterfront at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31. It will include stories of remembrance with music provided by the Walter Hoving Home and St. Christopher’s Choir. See philipstownctc.org.

In 2017, there were nearly 72,000 overdose deaths in the U.S., according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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