Officer Administers Naloxone, Likely Saving a Life

An Oxford OPP officer may have just saved a life when they administered two doses of Naloxone to a man in Tillsonburg.

TILLSONBURG - An Oxford OPP officer may have just saved a life when they administered two doses of Naloxone to a man in Tillsonburg.

Police were called to Ridge Boulevard on Friday afternoon for a person in a medical crisis. Officers immediately suspected an overdose and administered the life saving drug. The victim then started breathing again. 

The man was taken to the hospital by Oxford EMS where he was treated by attending physicians. 

"The OPP is reminding all members of the public that there is help in our community. If you or someone you know needs assistance, you can call the Oxford Community Health Centre at 1-877-522-1112." - Inspector Tony Hymers, Detachment Commander, Oxford County OPP.

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