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Madison County EMS: Five overdoses in 90 minutes

In around 90 minutes Wednesday, paramedics in Madison County say they responded to five overdoses.

Nicholasville PD now carrying Narcan to fight overdoses

The Nicholasville Police Department says that all officers have completed training in using the overdose-reversing drug Narcan and are now required to carry the drug.

Franklin County Health Department to Host Naloxone Training

For those worried about drug overdoses, an ever increasing cause of death across the country, Franklin County will offer a free training session this week for the OD reverser Naloxone.

Man Sentenced for Selling Near Fatal Dose of Fentanyl

A Cincinnati man was sentenced to 300 months in federal prison for selling fentanyl that resulted in a near-fatal overdose in northern Kentucky.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Makes First Narcan Save

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a deputy saved a man's life on Wednesday with the office's first use of the overdose reversing drug Narcan.

Lexington officers to carry, dispense drug overdose antidote

Lexington police are finalizing a policy to allow officers to carry and administer the overdose-reversing drug Narcan.

Kroger to dispense Naloxone without a prescription

On Monday, the Kroger Co. announced that naloxone, used in reversing opioid overdoses, will not be available without a prescription at its 81 pharmacies in Kentucky.

School districts to decide whether to accept heroin antidote

A heroin antidote could be coming to private and public high schools in Kentucky this fall.

Louisville students train on heroin antidote

A group of University of Louisville students left a panel discussion on opioid abuse armed with heroin overdose kits and the knowledge of how to use them.

Kroger to offer anti-overdose drug without prescription

Ohio-based grocery chain Kroger Co. is going to make the heroin overdose-reversal drug naloxone available without a prescription in its pharmacies across Ohio and northern Kentucky.

Lexington PD Considers Carrying Heroin Overdose Medication

A drug called Narcan reverses a heroin overdose, and saves lives for $15. The police are considering they should have it in their cars, and if it's legal for them to administer

Lexington PD Considers Carrying Heroin Overdose Medication

A drug called Narcan reverses a heroin overdose, and saves lives for $15. The police are considering they should have it in their cars, and if it's legal for them to administer

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