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Opioid overdose medication training offered in Hill County

 

Last updated 6/7/2022 at 10:36am



The Hill County Health Department has begun providing training on the use of Narcan, a drug that prevents and reverses the effects of opioid overdoses, which the department hopes will help their harm-reduction efforts as they try to address the ongoing opioid crisis.

Health Department Disease Intervention Specialist Brandi Williams has been setting up these trainings for a month and can offer them to groups of up to eight people, whether they’re with organizations around town, or just private citizens who are concerned about people in their lives who use opioids.

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