New statewide program arms first responders with heroin overdose reversal drug Narcan

The statewide program is being funded through $5

The statewide program is being funded through $5 million that was seized in federal and state investigations. (April 3, 2014 6:44 PM)

Police, firefighters and EMTs with proper training will now be able to travel with kits containing Narcan, a drug that can help reverse the effects of a heroin overdose.

The statewide program is being funded through $5 million that was seized in federal and state investigations.

All first responders in New York state who get trained will receive kits filled with the drug for heroin as...

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