Access expands to nasal spray that reverses opioid overdoses

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Access expands to nasal spray that reverses opioid overdoses

Mercy provides take-home Naloxone kits to those at high risk
Sgt. Nick Stasi with the Durango Police Department holds a dose of Naloxone nasal spray in 2018. This year, DPD has used Narcan or seen Narcan used on calls eight times since the start of January. The drug counters the effects of an opioid overdose. Mercy Regional Medical Center is now offering take-home Naloxone kits to people at high risk of an opioid overdose.

Access expands to nasal spray that reverses opioid overdoses

Sgt. Nick Stasi with the Durango Police Department holds a dose of Naloxone nasal spray in 2018. This year, DPD has used Narcan or seen Narcan used on calls eight times since the start of January. The drug counters the effects of an opioid overdose. Mercy Regional Medical Center is now offering take-home Naloxone kits to people at high risk of an opioid overdose.
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