John Nygren http://wxpr.org en Legislator Says More EMT's Should Administer Narcan http://wxpr.org/post/legislator-says-more-emts-should-administer-narcan <p>State Representative John Nygren of Marinette nearly lost his daughter to a heroin overdose in 2009. The state Assembly last week overwhelmingly approved&nbsp; measures making it easier for emergency responders to administer Narcan, a drug that counteracts heroin overdoses.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bills also enable callers to remain anonymous when calling in an overdose to medical personnel. </span>Nygren<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talked to Ken </span>Krall<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about how this move will save lives.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 13272 at http://wxpr.org Legislator Says More EMT's Should Administer Narcan