Police armed with overdose reversal drugs, and it’s saving lives

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Police armed with overdose reversal drugs, and it’s saving lives

With naloxone, Durango Police, Sheriff’s Office arrive prepared
Sgt. Nick Stasi with the Durango Police Department holds a single dose of naloxone on Thursday. Naloxone, often known by the brand name Narcan, is a drug that counters the effects of an opioid overdose. In August, Stasi responded to a man suffering from an opioid overdose and administered naloxone, saving his life.
Officers with the Durango Police Department and deputies with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office carry naloxone, often known by the brand name Narcan, a drug that counters the effects of an opioid overdose. DPD officers administered naloxone five times in 2017, and once this year.
Naloxone, often know by the brand name Narcan, can be administered quickly and easily as a nasal spray to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

Police armed with overdose reversal drugs, and it’s saving lives

Sgt. Nick Stasi with the Durango Police Department holds a single dose of naloxone on Thursday. Naloxone, often known by the brand name Narcan, is a drug that counters the effects of an opioid overdose. In August, Stasi responded to a man suffering from an opioid overdose and administered naloxone, saving his life.
Officers with the Durango Police Department and deputies with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office carry naloxone, often known by the brand name Narcan, a drug that counters the effects of an opioid overdose. DPD officers administered naloxone five times in 2017, and once this year.
Naloxone, often know by the brand name Narcan, can be administered quickly and easily as a nasal spray to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
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