The Veterans Memorial Building. Photo by Heather Graham.

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Task force highlights opioid crisis in San Benito County

A legislator, law enforcement and healthcare providers speak at town hall.

Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.

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Opioid Task Force to host Feb. 8 town hall

San Benito County Public Health Services invites the community to meet health care providers and state government representatives to discuss the local opioid crisis.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. File photo.

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Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital receives grant to treat opioid addiction in the ER

The new program enables the hospital’s emergency department to effectively treat anyone who is experiencing withdrawal from opioids or would like to stop taking them.