Narcan administered nearly 800 times in Richmond: ‘That’s scary’

RICHMOND, Va. — First responders have administered the life saving drug Narcan to an increasing number of overdose patients within the past few months, according to new numbers released by Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA).

Paramedics used naloxone on 64 patients in the City of Richmond in July 2018.

In August, the drug was administered to 121 patients who were believed to be overdosing.