Winnebago Deputies Will Now Use NARCAN to Fight Drugs

By Carolina Cruz |

Published 06/06 2014 06:08PM

Updated 06/06 2014 06:21PM

ROCKFORD- Starting next week deputies from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office will be equipped with a medicine called Narcan, and they hope it will help them save lives.

Narcan is a drug that can reverse the effects of narcotics on the body. It helps people going through a heroin overdose, and those who take too many other prescribed medications.

Police departments from other cities in the area will also be a part of the training that the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office is having on Monday and Wednesday of next week.

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