February 19, 2019
by Mike Robinson.
Puslinch firefighters now have access to naloxone kits for personal protection.
Puslinch Fire Chief Luis Gomes noted the department recently held a professional development training session at which a registered nurse spoke about opioid overdoses.
Gomes said while they may not be common in Puslinch, such overdoses are definitely growing in neighbouring communities.
“We had some concerns from our staff in regards to personal safety,” he said.
As a result, the nurse was able to provide a training session and supply naloxone kits to the staff…
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