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Ramapo Police Save Life Of Woman Who Overdosed

A Ramapo police officer saved the live of an overdose victim by administering Narcan.
A Ramapo police officer saved the live of an overdose victim by administering Narcan. Photo Credit: Ramapo Police Department/Facebook

ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Ramapo police saved an Airmont woman's life on Thursday who had overdosed on drugs, said the Ramapo Police Department.

According to police, officers responded to a home in Airmont where they found the woman who was showing signs of an Oxycodone overdose.

Officers quickly administered Narcan to the woman who became more responsive after receiving a single dose, police added.

The woman was provided additional medical care by the Ramapo Valley Ambulance Corp and Rockland paramedics before being transported to Good Samaritan Hospital.

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