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Narcan, also known as Naloxone Hydrochloride, is a drug that can prevent the effects of an opioid or opiate overdose. Now, the drug is in the hands of first responders and local sheriffs to prevent drug overdoses through a partnership between Carle Foundation Hospital and the Champaign County Sheriff's Office.

Carle and Champaign County Sheriff's Office partnership works to prevent drug overdoses

By Ben Lash July 19, 2015

Carle Foundation Hospital and the Champaign County Sheriff's Office are taking steps to handle the misuse of both legal and illegal drugs. About 40 county officials will be equipped with the...

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