WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — The Wheeling Police Department issued a possible overdose spike alert at approximately 12:40 on April 21.

The alert is in effect for the next 48-96 hours, police advise that Narcan is available at the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

These alerts are enacted when at least three overdoses are recorded within a day or two, and within the same geographical region.

You can sign up to receive overdose alerts, as well as other crime and weather-related alerts specific to your area here

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