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Opioid Overdoses Take Toll on Medical Community

Within seconds of pulling out of the station parking lot, Major Mike Will gets his first call to respond to a crisis. Wills switches on his lights and siren and picks up the pace.

A thirty-year veteran of the Louisville’s emergency medical services, he has witnessed the explosion in opioid overdoses that have ravaged the city over the past two-years.

“The information we have right now is a 52-year old adult male who is unconscious, CPR in progress. And it look like an overdose,” he tells us.

The epidemic is taking a toll on Louisville’s first responders who field an average of over read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com


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