OIT Promising Practices Swap & Share Held in Howard County

Maryland’s Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC) hosted an Opioid Intervention Team (OIT) Promising Practices Swap & Share at the Howard County Public Safety Training Center. The event provided an important platform for OIT teams from counties across the state to share best practices and lessons learned in the fight against the opioid crisis.

Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford delivered welcoming remarks followed by remarks from Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, Maryland Department of Health Secretary Dennis R. Schrader, Maryland Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Russell J. Strickland, and Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Associate Director Natasha Mehu. Clay Stamp, Executive Director of the OOCC, and Birch Barron, Deputy Director of the OOCC, served as M.C.’s for the day.

Pictured: Representatives from MD's OOCC along with staff from Howard County's Detention Center, Health Department, Police Department, State's Attorney's Office and HC DrugFree.

Pictured: Representatives from MD's OOCC along with staff from Howard County's Detention Center, Health Department, Police Department, State's Attorney's Office and HC DrugFree.