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Posted on: March 22, 2023

Opioid Settlement Funds

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To: Local media and community partners

From: Jasper County Opioid Settlement Committee

RE: Opioid Settlement funds available

The Jasper County Opioid Settlement Committee is pleased to announce that applications for Jasper County Opioid Settlement funding are now available to organizations serving Jasper County. Organizations may include but are not limited to schools, hospitals, medical and substance abuse providers, treatment centers, prevention organizations, etc. The committee is dedicated to awarding funding for projects that will have an impact on our community. The prevention and abatement of the use of opioids, along with the treatment of those with addictions to opioids are a few of the key focus areas for the funds.

The application and list of acceptable projects can be found on the Jasper County website or will be available at the Jasper County Health Department located at 315 W 3rd St N, Suite 100, Newton, Iowa. The first deadline for funding applications will be on April 30, 2023. If or when additional funding is available, future deadlines will be determined.

Committee members:

Denny Stevenson, Supervisor

Jenna Jennings, Auditor

Scott Nicholson, County Attorney

Teresa Arrowood, Deputy Auditor

Becky Pryor, Health Department Administrator

Press release: Press release Opioid Settlement Funds in Jasper County, Iowa

ApplicationApplication for Jasper County opioid settlement funds

Attachment for acceptable activities for Exhibit 1, E.: Exhibit 1 E- Opioid Settlement Activiites

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