St. Charles County police to carry heroin antidote - KMOV.com

St. Charles County police to carry heroin antidote

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY (KMOV.com) -

St. Charles County Police will soon be carrying Narcan, a life-saving drug used on those who have a heroin overdose.

Authorities said they will be authorized to administer the drug by the end of November.

Since 2013, St. Charles County Police have responded to 264 heroin-related calls. 40 people have died since 2014 of heroin overdoses.

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