Cole County Sheriff’s Department uses life-saving Narcan for first time

The Cole County Sheriff’s Department’s newly acquired Narcan has been credited with saving the life of a person who overdosed on opioids.

Deputies were dispatched at 10:12 p.m. Tuesday to the 5400 block of Business 50 for the possible overdose of a woman who was reported to not be breathing and turning blue, according to Sheriff’s Department reports.