Madison County announces task force to deal with heroin epidemic

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(KTVI) – Madison County authorities have announced a task force to fight what they’re calling a heroin epidemic. Just about a week after three people were found dead over a 24 hour period.

At an afternoon news conference, officials said they can’t arrest their way out of problems with the drug. The task force’s job will be to come up with a new approach that cuts down on addiction. It will include input from treatment providers.