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  • Identity of Deceased Found in West Branch DuPage River

    coronerpress Identity of Deceased Found in West Branch DuPage River 2020-05-28 IDENTITY OF DECEASED FOUND IN WEST BRANCH DU PAGE RIVER   On Wednesday May 28 the DUPAGE Forest Preserve Police recovered a body from the West Branch of the DuPage River - near Mack Road.   T

    Posted Date: 05/28/2020
  • ANNOUNCEMENT: NARCAN AVAILABILITY AND HELP INFORMATION

    press ANNOUNCEMENT: NARCAN AVAILABILITY AND HELP INFORMATION 2020-05-15 Public Service Announcement: Narcan Availibility and Help Information     DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen, MD and The DuPage County Health Department along with the HOPE (Heroin and Opioid Preven

    Posted Date: 05/15/2020
  • Public Safety Announcement:Surge in Overdose Deaths

    coronerpress Public Safety Announcement:Surge in Overdose Deaths 2020-05-13 Richard Jorgensen, MD   DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen MD would like to advise the citizens of DuPage County that there has been a unusual spike in the number of overdose deaths and non-fatal overdoses in the past

    Posted Date: 05/13/2020
  • OPIOID RELATED DEATHS FOR 2019

    press OPIOID RELATED DEATHS FOR 2019 2020-02-06 Press Release Wednesday, February 5, 2019 Coroner Richard Jorgensen, MD releases 2019 Opioid Statistics DuPage County Coroner, Richard Jorgensen MD, has completed evaluation of the Opioid related deaths for 2019. Heroin related deaths have fallen

    Posted Date: 02/06/2020