Emeryville Police Administer Naloxone In Suspected Overdoses After Recent TrainingPolice officers only recently trained in administering Naloxone, an opioid reversal medication, had to use it twice in two days on suspected overdose cases, the Emeryville Police Department said in a news release.
Possible Fentanyl Exposure Sends Santa Rita Jail Guards To HospitalTwo guards at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin were taken to a hospital Sunday after possible exposure to fentanyl, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.
Detective Hospitalized After Exposure To Potentially Lethal Opioid During Drug BustAn Alameda County sheriff's sergeant and detective were exposed to a lethal dose of the potent opioid fentanyl during a drug investigation.
Petaluma Police Officers Approved To Carry Anti-Opioid MedicationPolice in Petaluma have been approved to outfit officers with the anti-opioid medication naloxone, also known as Narcan.
SF Library Workers Get Training To Treat Heroin OverdosesSan Francisco public library staffers may soon be trained to administer medication to reverse heroin overdoses.
Price Of Drug That Saves Overdose Victims Soaring Out Of ReachIf you overdose, there is a drug that can save your life. But, as Andria Borba reports, it comes at an increasing cost.
San Francisco Police Officer Uses Naloxone Anti-Overdose Kit To Save Man’s LifeA new tool given to San Francisco police allowed an officer to save the life of a man who overdosed on opiates.
San Francisco Police Now Carrying Drug To Reverse Opioid OverdosesSan Francisco police officers will now have a way to save people from drug overdoses.
'Miracle Drug' That Reverses Heroin Overdoses Now Being Given To Patients Prescribed OpiatesDoctors call it a miracle drug that reverses heroin overdoses. Now drug prevention programs are giving it to families and friends of opiate users, just in case of an accidental overdose.