Cummings to Speak at International Overdose Awareness Day Event

August 30, 2018
Press Release

Baltimore, MD (August 30, 2018) —  On Friday, August 31st, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) will join the Mayor of Baltimore, Catherine Pugh, and Baltimore Health Commissioner, Dr. Leana Wen, to observe International Overdose Awareness Day. He will discuss the urgency of treating the drug crisis like the public health emergency it is, and the urgency of passing the CARE Act he introduced with Senator Elizabeth Warren. This legislation would apply to the drug crisis the Ryan White model that has been used successfully to help individuals with HIV/AIDS.

WHO: Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

            Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh

Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen

WHAT: International Overdose Awareness Day

WHEN: Friday, August 31st, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

WHERE: Rotunda of City Hall

                  100 Holiday Street

                  Baltimore, MD 21202