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Wis. departments seek to arm police with Narcan

- 10/28/2014

By Nico Savidge The Wisconsin State Journal MADISON, Wis. — To address a rising tide of drug overdoses, many of them involving heroin, Dane County’s two largest law enforcement ...


EM Innovations introduces Narcan kit assembly bag

- 10/15/2014

EM Innovations recently introduced a labeled, tamper-resistant bag for assembling Naloxone kits. The bag contains “Opioid Overdose Kit” printed in large white text on the exterior. ...


Ill. anti-heroin task force pushes for Narcan nasal spray

- 10/09/2014

By Nicholas J.C. Pistor The St. Louis Post-Dispatch CHICAGO — Heroin is one of the top killer drugs in suburban America, and Illinois is trying to combat it with a new task force and ...


Cape Cod police to carry Narcan

- 10/06/2014

By K.C. Myers Cape Cod Times BARNSTABLE, Mass. — After months of plowing through red tape, all police departments on Cape Cod will finally be able to carry the opiate overdose reversal ...


Pa. EMS agencies grapple with industry changes

- 09/08/2014

By Samantha Madison The Sentinel CARLISLE, Pa. — With a number of changes on the horizon in emergency medicine, companies are bound to run into some challenges that can make those switches ...


Man revived with Narcan assaults EMS providers

- 09/05/2014

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — A paramedic and an EMT were assaulted Wednesday after administering Narcan to a man who attacked them and then fled. Scott Gill was arrested after a two-hour manhunt, ...


Man revived with Narcan assaults W.Va. EMS providers

- 09/04/2014

He attacked a medic and EMT after they administered the drug, then fled into the woods


Charlotte firefighters to carry Narcan

- 09/03/2014

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Responding to an uptick in overdoses from heroin and other opiates, Charlotte firefighters will begin this fall carrying ...


Medics revive heroin overdose victim with Narcan

- 08/29/2014

Mansfield News Journal MANSFIELD, Ohio — Mansfield firefighters used Narcan to revive a woman who overdosed on heroin Thursday afternoon. Dispatchers initially sent police and rescue ...


Ohio area wants Narcan available to more than paramedics

- 07/07/2014

By Marleneharris-Taylor The Blade LUCAS COUNTY, Ohio — As the number of deaths from heroin and prescription drugs escalates in Lucas County and across Ohio, state officials have made ...


Man charged for trying to film heroin overdose resuscitation

- 07/01/2014

By Kirstin Kennedy Beaver County Times ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — A city man is facing charges after he interfered with and attempted to videotape emergency crews while they were resuscitating ...


All FDNY responders to begin carrying Naloxone

- 06/30/2014

FDNY NEW YORK — Starting July 1, all fire engines and ambulances will be equipped with intranasal Naloxone, with more than 2,000 firefighters and EMS capable of administering the heroin ...


Conn. expands Narcan administration to all EMS providers, bystanders

- 06/18/2014

By Karen Florin The Day NEW LONDON, Conn. — The area's first responder community is scrambling to put procedures in place now that emergency medical technicians are authorized to ...


Mass. police can carry Narcan, but not use it

- 06/09/2014

By K.C. Myers Cape Cod Times HYANNIS, Mass. — More than two months after Gov. Deval Patrick declared opiate addiction a public health emergency and authorized police to carry the lifesaving ...


New carrying case helps EMS administer naloxone quickly

- 06/03/2014

In response to a growing number of EMTS and other public safety workers carrying naloxone in response to an alarming rise in opiate use, Iron Duck released a Naloxone Kit, specifically designed ...


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