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Fire Fighters Could Give Narcan Soon

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La Crosse firefighters could become one of the first groups of Wisconsin

emergency responders to carry a life saving drug for heroin users. The department is asking the state for permission to administer Narcan. La Crosse Fire Chief, Greg Cleveland.

 

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Narcan is an antidote given for an opiate overdose. Currently paramedics are the only emergency responders authorized to give Narcan.

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