OIT Promising Practices Swap & Share Held in Howard County

 Pictured: Howard County's Team with State Representatives

Pictured: Howard County's Team with State Representatives

HC DrugFree was proud to stand with partners in Howard County and across the State.

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.

 HC DrugFree's Executive Director and others from across the State joined together to learn.

HC DrugFree's Executive Director and others from across the State joined together to learn.

 Howard County resident Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford

Howard County resident Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford

 Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman