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


The fight to combat opioid abuse in Connecticut gets another boost.

Yale New Haven Hospital received a $20,000 grant from CVS Health to fight the opioid epidemic.

Related: Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma reaches $270M settlement in Oklahoma

The grant is helping the hospital implement its “Learn this technique to save a life” program.

That program will help train people on how to use the opiate overdose drug, Narcan.

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