Narcan saves life in Hudson

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Press Release

Another Overdose Victim Revived by the Hudson Police Department

On Friday, June 8, 2018 at approximately 3:24 pm, the Hudson Police Department received a call from Columbia County 911 for an unresponsive female that had overdosed on heroin with the City of Hudson. HPD Patrol units were dispatched immediately to the scene.

Officer Nick Hodges arrived at the apartment and located a 43 year old female victim on the bathroom floor. The female victim was unresponsive when Patrol Units arrived on scene. Officer Hodges with the assistance of Sgt. Dean Rowe administered three doses of NARCAN to the victim.

Greenport Rescue Squad was on the scene a short time later and rendered additional aid to the victim. The victim was transported to the Columbia Memorial Hospital for further medical treatment.

“The mission of a drug dealer is clear; get victims hooked, willingly provide the poison that kills addicts, shoot rival dealers down in the street, make money. They endanger our neighborhoods and frighten our residents. So far this year, our Department has been averaging about one overdose save per month.” Chief Moore

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