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Gov. Reynolds announces Opioid Awareness Week

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Gov. Kim Reynolds will launch Opioid Awareness Week next week, Sunday, October 22, 2017 - Saturday, October 28, 2017.

The purpose of the week is to show efforts underway in Iowa to combat opioid abuse. It's also to introduce an action plan for the state going forward.

Here's Gov. Reynolds' schedule that week:

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Gov. Reynolds & Lt. Gov. Gregg tour Turning Point Treatment Center

250 Mercy Dr.

Dubuque, IA

12:15 p.m.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Identify, Prevent, Recover: Combating Opioids in Iowa, hosted by Gov. Kim Reynolds

Drake University

Olmstead Center – Sussman Theater

2507 University Ave.

Des Moines, IA

9 a.m. (Note: Gov. Reynolds & Lt. Gov. Gregg arrive at 10 a.m.)

Gov. Reynolds & Lt. Gov. Gregg host administration’s weekly news conference

Drake University

Olmstead Center – Drake Room

2507 University Ave.

Des Moines, IA

Approximately 11:45 a.m.

Gov. Reynolds tours Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa

102 N. Franklin St.

Corydon, IA

3 p.m.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Gov. Reynolds & Lt. Gov. Gregg tour Van Buren County Hospital

304 Franklin St.

Keosauqua, IA

2:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Gov. Reynolds & Lt. Gov. Gregg encourage all Iowans to participate in Iowa’s Drug Take Back Day

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