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5 Chicago Nursing home residents OD on heroin

Posted by wlpo on November 13, 2016

The Chicago Tribune reports State and federal health officials are seeking penalties over $100,000 against a North Side nursing home after 5 residents overdosed on heroin inside the facility in February.

Residents of Continental Nursing and Rehabilitation Center were hospitalized and recovered, but at least 2 used heroin again hours after they were returned to the facility, even though they were supposed to be on close watch, State public health inspectors allege. 1 of the 2 overdosed again.

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