U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-11th

U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-11th.

Rep. Gerry Connolly will host a community town hall in Prince William County Saturday focusing on the ongoing opioid epidemic.

The town hall, on Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at the Ferlazzo building in Woobridge, is open to the public and will include a discussion looking at what can be done at the federal, state, and local level of government in response to this public health crisis, according to a news release.

“This is a crisis that’s impacting communities across Northern Virginia and our country. By bringing this panel of experts together, we hope people will know they aren’t alone in this fight and that there are resources available in our community to help with recovery,” Connolly said in a statement.

Connolly previously held a similar town hall in Fairfax County.

Panelists at the town hall meeting will include Connolly; Jodi Manz, Virginia’s assistant secretary of health and human resources; Heather Martinsen, behavioral health wellness supervisor, The Prevention Alliance of Greater Prince William; Steven Liga, CEO of ACTS;  Kyle Cirillo, of Prince William County Fire and Rescue, Prince William County’s Joint Opioid Task Force; and FBI Special Agent Shane Dana, Prince William County Opioid Task Force investigative leader.

The Ferlazzo building is at 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, in Woodbridge.

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Jumping on President Trump's bandwagon i see.

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