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County becomes first in New Jersey to equip school nurses with narcan

December 2, 2016 1:30 PM
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TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Ocean County has become the first county in New Jersey to supply all of its high school nurses with Narcan, the drug that is used to reverse opioid overdoses.

County prosecutor Joseph Coronato says he made the decision to equip nurses with the life-saving antidote after hearing about a recent overdose at a high school in a neighboring county.

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