Coronavirus and overdose correlation

A. Solovyova filed this request with the Office Of The Medical Examiner, Delaware County Pa of Delaware County, PA.
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From: A. Solovyova

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

We are requesting death records dating from January 1, 2019, to the date this request is ultimately fulfilled, with the following information for each case:

- Decedent name

- Case number

- Date of death

- Location of death

- Race

- Ethnicity

- Age

- Gender

- Occupation/industry

- Whether injury/infection occurred at work

- Incident location (street address, city, state, ZIP where injury/infection occurred)

- Incident date

- Decedent residence (street address, city, state, ZIP)

- Cause(s) of death (indicating if overdose related)
- Cause(s) of death (indicating if COVID related)

- Contributing factors

- Any other accessible, non-exempt information contained in electronic case records

This request is part of a study of the correlations between the Coronavirus pandemic and overdose rates and is intended for educational, not commercial use.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


A. Solovyova

From: Office Of The Medical Examiner, Delaware County Pa

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Office Of The Medical Examiner, Delaware County Pa

Ms. Solovyova:

My apologies for the delay in responding to your request as I was out of the office last week due to the death of my mother. Please find a final response to your request.


Anne M. Coogan
Open Records Officer
County of Delaware
201 W. Front Street
Media, PA 19063
(610) 891-4260


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