Narcan training program gives Sauk County residents chance to ‘save a life’

Through its Save a Life Through a Spray program, the Sauk County Health Department provides opportunities for residents to learn about Narcan, a potentially lifesaving antidote in the event of an opioid overdose.

The program began in June 2017 after county employees recognized a need to address growing opioid addiction problems within the county, according to program coordinator Sara Jesse.

“This is just part of the puzzle to address use and misuse of opioids in our community,” Jesse said. “We’re providing harm reduction and giving people another chance to live.”