Youngkin Launches Plan to Fight Fentanyl Crisis

Governor Glenn Youngkin signs an executive order to fight the fentanyl and opioid crisis. According to the Governor’s office the fentanyl epidemic is both a national security concern and a serious public health emergency so this Executive Order directs the launch of a new comprehensive fentanyl-fighting strategy across public safety, prevention, education, and treatment areas. It includes structural changes to better position Virginia’s government to fight the epidemic.