NUTLEY, NJ - Officers of the Nutley Police Department revived two overdose patients with Naloxone (NARCAN) during the first week of January.
According to documents from the police, they responded to two separate calls during the past week, on Wednesday and Thursday, in which an unresponsive person needed to be revived with NARCAN.
On Jan. 8, police responded to a call about an unresponsive male. Narcan was administered with no effect. The officers immediately began rescue breathing. A crew from the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad arrived shortly thereafter. After about 15 minutes, the patient regained consciousness and started to breath on their own. They were then transported to hospital for continued care.
On Jan. 9, Police responded to an unresponsive victim lying in a driveway on Clement. The victim did not respond to the first dose of NARCAN. After deploying a second dose, the patient regained consciousness. The patient was transported to hospital for further treatment.
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