Capt. Todd Wessells of the Accomack County Sheriff’s office informed the County Board of Supervisors and the general public at Wednesday nights supervisors meeting that, over the last few years Opioid drug addiction has skyrocketed through our community. Wessells that a forum is being held at the Eastern Shore Community College on October 24, at 3 PM and again at 6 PM to raise awareness and provide the resources needed to help strengthen the community.

The featured panelists will be Accomack County Commonwealth’s Attorney Mr. Spencer Morgan, the State Police task force leader Scott Wade, Mr. Brian Moran Sec. of public safety and homeland security, Dr. John Ogram, and Shenay Wharton.

Capt. Wessells invited and encouraged everyone to attend the form to better understand this epidemic.