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NC town issuing warning after 5 heroin overdoses, 2 of them fatal, within 36 hours

Fox Carolina ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in eastern North Carolina have issued an alert after five people overdosed on heroin in the span of 36 hours. Two of those people died. Elizabeth City police tell news outlets that they issued the “overdose alert” after responding to the overdoses on Thursday and Friday. A news release says police used ...

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State Trooper Receives 3 Doses of Narcan After Traffic Stop

  Vermont State Police     STATE OF VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY VERMONT STATE POLICE Vermont state trooper revived with Narcan following vehicle stop   LEICESTER, Vermont (March 16, 2019) — A Vermont state trooper is recovering Saturday after he collapsed following a traffic stop in the Addison County town of Leicester and was revived by multiple doses of Narcan. ...

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Kratom-Related Calls to Poison Control Centers on the Rise

Partnership For Drug Free Kids      Poison control centers report a growing number of calls related to the herbal supplement kratom, according to the Washington post There were more than 1,800 calls related to kratom exposures from January 2011 through December 2017, researchers report in the journal Clinical Toxicology. Sixty-five percent of the calls were made in 2016 and 2017. ...

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School bus driver administered narcan after crashing in New Jersey

ABC7       NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) — The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest. Police said 57-year-old Lisa Byrd was charged with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while ...

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Sunnyvale officer hospitalized after possible fentanyl exposure

The Mercury News    SUNNYVALE — A Sunnyvale police officer was in stable condition after he was overcome by possible fentanyl exposure while handling a suspect’s drug package Wednesday night, authorities said. The accidental drug release prompted an overnight evacuation of Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety headquarters. Six other officers were taken to the hospital for a precautionary medical evaluation and ...

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”Mass Overdose” Incident results in 12 subjects transported, Leaves 1 dead, 4 in critical condition. Law enforcement investigation underway

WYFF4   Local law enforcement are reporting one person has died and four others are in critical condition following what they are calling a “mass overdose”. CHICO, Calif. — One man has died and four are in critical condition following apparent drug overdoses at a house in California, the Enterprise-Record newspaper reported. A dozen people were taken out of the Chico home ...

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Overdose death leads to hazmat scare

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HAZMAT responds to possible drug overdose

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  HMN-Vancouver HAZMAT responds to possible drug overdose after two individuals are found dead.  A third person was found in medical distress and brought to an area hospital. CTV News provides more. Police are investigating after two people were found dead of suspected drug overdoses at an East Vancouver condo building Tuesday. Officers and firefighters were called to a high-rise ...

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