Fire-EMS receives grant to fight opioid abuse

Currituck County Fire-Emergency Medical Services received a grant for $7,520 from Albemarle Regional Health Services, under the Community Linkages to Care Grant, to help the county’s efforts against opioid abuse. The grant will be used to purchase injectable Naloxone and associated supplies for Naloxone (Narcan) administration for opioid overdoses.

In case of an opioid overdose, call 9-1-1 immediately. Learn more about recognizing signs of opioid overdose from the United States Department of Health and Human Services here.  You can also contact Currituck Fire-EMS for more information at 252-232-7746.