Riverside Overdose Data to Action
The purpose of Riverside Overdose Data to Action (RODA) is to enhance surveillance of overdose morbidity and mortality and to use enhanced surveillance data to guide overdose prevention efforts.
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the program is organized around six overarching strategies. The cornerstone of RODA is enhanced overdose surveillance. This surveillance data is used to advance local insight into overdose incidence in Riverside County and create more responsive and collaborative prevention efforts to address the upstream causes of substance use disorders and overdose.
Since the launch of the program notable successes include establishing monthly mortality surveillance reports, an interactive countywide overdose data dashboard, multi-disciplinary overdose fatality review team, public health nursing case management for substance use, youth overdose prevention trainings, bystander naloxone trainings and much more.