5 Doses of Narcan Saves Hudson Valley Man’s Life at Cumberland
Five doses of Narcan saved a Hudson Valley man who was overdosing in the bathroom of a local Cumberland Farms.
On Wednesday around 11:20 a.m., Town of Wallkill police and the Orange County Sheriff's Office responded to Cumberland Farms on East Main Street for a request for emergency medical services.
Responding officers found a 26-year-old Town of Wallkill resident unconscious on the bathroom floor.
The man was unresponsive and demonstrating signs of an overdose, police say.
Officers began emergency first aid, including the use of nasally delivered Narcan, a drug which is known to reverse the effects from an opioid overdose.
After four more doses of Narcan, the 26-year-old man from Wallkill regained consciousness, police say.
He was transported by Town of Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corps to Orange Regional Medical Center.
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