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Mayor Proclaims August 31, 2020 as International Overdose Awareness Day

Office of the Mayor for the City of Sedro-Woolley
Official Statement

International Overdose Awareness Day

WHEREAS, the City of Sedro-Woolley does affirm and acknowledge the harm and hardship caused by drug overdose; and

WHEREAS, we recognize the purpose of International Overdose Awareness Day as remembering loved ones lost to overdose and ending the stigma of drug-related deaths; and

WHEREAS, we resolve to play our part in reducing the toll of overdose in our community, which has
claimed several Skagit County residents' lives, with countless family and friends affected forever; and

WHEREAS, we affirm that the people affected by overdose are our sons and daughters, our mothers and fathers, our brothers and sisters, are deserving of our love, compassion and support; and

WHEREAS, Sedro-Woolley is a caring City and community that supports the need for Overdose
Awareness;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mayor Julia Johnson, for the City of Sedro-Woolley, do hereby proclaim
August 31, 2020 as International Overdose Awareness Day



Julia Johnson, Mayor
City of Sedro-Woolley, Washington