The Trump administration is handing out $144 million in grants to combat the opioid epidemic — but officials still won’t say when or how the president plans to declare it a national emergency, as he promised last month.
He said he expected to be able to share details on such a declaration shortly.
In Philadelphia, emergency medical crews administered the overdose-reversal medication naloxone to more than 3,000 people during the first six months of 2017, up more than 75 percent compared to the same period last year.
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