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Tag Archive | "Naloxone"

South Elgin Paramedics Administer Narcan to Revive 2½-Year-Old Boy

South Elgin police and firefighter/paramedics responded just after midnight April 10, 2017 to a report of a 2½-year-old boy who was turning blue with difficulty breathing in the block of 1000 North South Elgin Boulevard, according to Sgt. Mike Doty. Paramedics discovered the boy might have ingested a narcotic and revived him by administering Narcan […]

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5 Overdose Victims at House in Unincorporated Lake Villa Just East of Petite Lake

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded about 11:00 PM Saturday May 14, 2016 to a house in the 39300 block of North Lake Avenue, Unincorporated Lake Villa, for a report of five people overdosing on an unknown substance. When deputies arrived, they located five adults who appeared to be suffering from an overdose. Lake Villa firefighter/paramedics […]

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If Prince Died of Overdose, He May Not Have Had Personal Naloxone Kit or May Not Have Had Enough Narcan

TMZ: Prince treated for drug overdose days before his death in Moline. UPDATE: TMZ reported after this article that sources in Moline, Illinois told TMZ that Prince’s entourage told responders he had taken Percocet (opioid painkiller) after his Atlanta concert, and that Prince was taking Percocet for a hip problem following hip surgery about 2010. […]

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“Narcan” (Naloxone)-Carrying Police Not Catching Up, Fentanyl-Related Deaths Spike in Cook County

Since 2015, more than 100 people in Cook County, Illinois — eight from the Northwest suburbs — have died from illegal fentanyl overdoses. Fentanyl drug varieties are up to 100 times more potent than heroin, and 80 times more potent than morphine. The CDC describes Fentanyl as a rapid-acting opioid (synthetic opiate) drug that alleviates […]

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Second Possible Narcan Antidote Administered for Possible Overdose at Dryden Place Apartments, Arlington Heights

VIDEO: EMS/RESCUE call for a report of an unresponsive drug overdose victim at Dryden Place “Marketview” Apartments on Dryden Place north of Kensington Road Saturday Night. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:24 PM Saturday to a report of a possible opioid overdose or heroin overdose at 3 North Dryden Pl Arlington Heights, IL. […]

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Female, Age 19, Suffers Near Fatal Heroin Overdose; Reversed with Narcan (Naloxone) on Dryden Pl Near Kensington Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:03 PM Tuesday to a report from an anonymous caller that a female overdosed on heroin at Dryden Place Apartments Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a witness called 9-1-1 after finding a 19-year-old female unresponsive. The witness suspected an overdose associated with heroin, […]

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Schaumburg Police to Begin Carrying Nasal Narcan Antidote Kits for Heroin Overdoses

Beginning this week Schaumburg police will start carrying a drug that firefighter/paramedics have been carrying for decades. The extra seconds afforded because police officers often arrive a few minutes before the rescue ambulance arrives is considered to be life saving. Schaumburg police have joined a proven DuPage County program which provides police officers with the […]

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