Downtown Syracuse worker gets Narcan training, saves overdose victim at work

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – An employee of TCGplayer revived a woman who overdosed in the company’s downtown Syracuse headquarters just three months after learning how to administer Narcan, the overdose reversal drug.

Kevin Barker, the company’s safety officer, responded after the woman wandered into a patio area on the second floor of TCGplayer’s office in the Galleries of Syracuse at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 16 and passed out in a chair.