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Six years ago, Council Member Rafael Salamanca introduced a bill that would require all NYC schools to carry Narcan, a medication used to help reverse an opioid overdose. Now, the City Council has voted in favor of said bill and it will take effect after 60 days. While the bill was officially approved, it was reported back in June of this year that nurses were beginning to receive training on how to properly use it, and that all NYC schools would have it on hand back when school started in fall of this year. Learn more.

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