Virginia Has The 7th-least Number Of Fatal Drug Overdoses

A report from medical website NiceRxHealth ranks Virginia as the 7th-lowest state for drug overdose deaths within the last 7 years. The ranking was created with figures from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, which receives data from death certificates, including the cause of death information from medical examiners and coroners. Wyoming had the least number of fatal overdoses followed by Alaska and Nebraska. California had the highest number of overdoses followed by Georgia and Rhode Island.