Naloxone

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October 10, 2020

After two years of progress, opioid overdoses on rise in Allen County

LIMA — Opiate overdoses were on the decline in Allen County, as federal and state funding gave way to a rapid expansion of treatment and public access to the overdose-reversal agent naloxone.
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October 1, 2020

Amid pandemic, May was Ohio's deadliest overdose month in more than a decade

Drug overdoses killed more Ohioans in May than in any month in at least 14 years, a potential side effect of the coronavirus pandemic that leaders fear could flare up again before things get back to normal.
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September 21, 2020

Free naloxone distribution planned

The medication that reverses an opioid overdose will be distributed for free at a community event this week.
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September 10, 2020

Toledo Fire & Rescue announces 'Leave It Behind' program to curb opioid overdose deaths

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Toledo Fire & Rescue Department is teaming up with the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department and the HEALing Communities Study to bring a harm reduction program to the local community.
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August 31, 2020

Clinton Foundation works to put naloxone in recovery homes as opioid epidemic is overshadowed by COVID pandemic

Overdose deaths are rising at double-digit rates this year as people recovering from addiction have been locked down and shut out of their usual support systems.
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August 31, 2020

Ending overdose

International Overdose Awareness Day is Monday
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July 28, 2020
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July 16, 2020

Ohio FD medics revive overdosing puppy

A woman rushed the 12-week-old puppy to the fire station where medics administered naloxone using a pediatric nebulizer mask
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