Author: Carl Quinn

Columbia County health officials report overdose spike

8/22/2020 |  According to the Columbia County Department of Health, there has been a spike in the number of overdoses in the county in the last 24 hours. Officials encourage…….

Fentanyl linked to Capital Region overdose spike

5/22/2020 Columbia County has had 20 overdoses since March 16 and one fatality, Greener Pathways Program Director Carl Quinn said. In 2019, the statistics for the same time period were one overdose and two fatalities. Greene County has had 25

Access to anti-overdose drug Narcan widened

4/30/2020 As overdose numbers in the Twin Counties continue to spike amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Greener Pathways announced a new way to access the anti-overdose drug Narcan. “What we run into with some of the people is that they’re not

Experts: Rise in overdoses linked to COVID

4/22/2020 The second overdose spike alert this month was issued for Columbia County, where one fatality occurred, and after three non-fatal overdoses occurred Monday afternoon in Valatie. “The 911 calls came in almost exactly……

Overdoses spike in Greene County

April 17, 2020 Overdose statistics in the Twin Counties in the second week of April are about double the norm, Greener Pathways Program Director Carl Quinn said, as Greene County…..

EDITORIAL: Five minutes can mean a lifeline

April 7, 2020 Two developments, one over the weekend and another in the works for days, clearly demonstrate the interdependence of people in Greene County and Columbia County in these pernicious times. In Columbia County, overdoses suddenly….

Overdoses increase in Columbia County

4/6/2020 Columbia County health officials issued an overdose spike alert on Monday in response to an increase in non-fatal overdoses over the weekend. “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused……

COVID-19 threatens peace of mind

3/26/2020 As Twin County residents say goodbye to life as we know it for the foreseeable future, our new reality is having an impact on our psyche, experts say. Many employees are ……

Overdoses in Greene County spike, health department says

2/17/2020 The number of overdoses in Greene County is on the rise, according to an alert from the Greene County Public Health Department. “We have seen a spike in the…..

C-GCC Welcomes The Greener Pathways Mobile Clinic to Campus

1/31/2020 | Columbia-Greene Community College will be hosting The Greener Pathways Mobile Clinic, in partnership with…….