Torrington first responders receive grant to purchase Narcan

Litchfield

First responders in Torrington will soon be able to save lives faster, thanks to a generous donation from a local non-profit. 

The police and fire departments just got a $6,000 grant to spend on Narcan from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation.

Related: CVS grant for Yale Hospital to be used for fighting opioid epidemic

Officers have used Narcan to reverse opioid overdoses on a number of occasions in that city.

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