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NARCAN needed to revive two passed out in vehicle near Corbin

A Gray man and a Barbourville woman had to be revived with NARCAN after apparently passing out inside a vehicle near Corbin Monday afternoon that was still in gear when police found them unconscious. About 4:45 p.m., Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies Claude Hudson and John Luttrell...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017

Whitley EMS gets 85 doses of Narcan thanks to grant funding

Whitley County EMS received 85 free doses of Narcan Friday afternoon courtesy of the Whitley County Health Department and the Corbin Independent Schools District. The drug is used to reverse the effects of overdose when a victim quits breathing. “It is really expensive. Hopefully...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Knuckles’ article about opioid overdose drug is very good news

To the Editor: Trent Knuckle’s recent article, “Opioid overdose drug will soon be available without a prescription,” was a breath of fresh air. The state of Kentucky owes a debt of gratitude to Dr. Shawn Ryan of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for providing access to...