Narcan administered by Wis. firefighters beneficial to patients

After 1 year of having naloxone in tool kit fire department reports regular usage for narcotics overdoses


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LA CROSSE, Wis. — The La Crosse Fire Department said it responded to 82 calls last year for drug overdoses or potential  drug overdoses.

Of those 82, narcan was administered 30 times.

Narcan is a medication that's used to reverse or prevent the effects of a narcotic.

Read Full Story: La Crosse Fire Department has administered narcan for nearly a year

 

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