Drug-Related Overdoses Spiking In Cass County

(Fargo, ND) -- There's been a spike in deadly drug-related overdoses in Fargo.  

Cass County leaders say data shows deaths in the county have gone up 55-percent between 2019 and 2020. Methamphetamine overdoses have increased almost 80-percent and opioid deaths have gone up by 40-percent.  

Officials say nearly 38-hundred doses of Narcan have been given this year.