Changes for opioid diversion system

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The coronavirus pandemic and keep-in-position has compelled some changes for the A Way Out Plan in Lake County, officials announced Thursday.

Possible members seeking assistance can request guidance at the Lake County Sheriff’s Business office, and law enforcement departments in Mundelein and Spherical Lake Park.



The law enforcement departments and volunteers from the Lake County Opioid Initiative will keep a screening with the future affected person by means of telephone or teleconferencing.

Once a cure amount of treatment placement has been determined, volunteer support advocates will offer transportation utilizing increased safety protocols to keep away from the unfold of COVID-19.

Due to constrained assets and the significantly lower ability at area household treatment method systems, the Lake County Opioid Initiative will use more outpatient vendors.

For the uninsured, the opioid initiative can supply funding for outpatient companies and short-time period housing.