FDA approves over-the-counter Narcan to reduce drug overdoses

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the overdose reversal drug Narcan for over-the-counter use on Wednesday-- a milestone decision that advocates said will make it easier to save lives amid the ongoing opioid epidemic.Narcan, made by the company Emergent BioSolutions,... Read More.

K9 Narcan kits donated to Sheriff’s Office

Two K9 Narcan kits have been donated to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department by the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s.According to a press release, Narcan, the name brand of the drug Naloxone, reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Since the Sheriff’s Department... Read More.

Pine Bluff Emergency Responders receive Narcan Kits

Emergency responders in Pine Bluff have a new tool to help drug overdose victims.Pine Bluff Fire & Emergency Services has received Naloxone Hydrochloride Kits, commonly known as Narcan, a drug used by first responders to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.Firefighters have been... Read More.