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“We certainly are troubled by the amount of… overdose calls that we are receiving – the amount of situations where you’ve got people otherwise young (and) healthy that appear to be having a problem and certainly that’s a cause for concern,” Block said. “But we’re more than pleased that our crews are trained and equipped and ready to respond and help. “It’s quite amazing, if it is an opioid situation, the patient responds very quickly.” The city report said employees most likely to encounter someone dying from an overdose would be park rangers, peace officers, rec centre staff and municipal inspection workers. In Vancouver, city parks staff and those who work in subsidized housing and some downtown community centres are trained and equipped with naloxone kits. However the City of Edmonton report said it does not intend to expand access to naloxone beyond firefighters. “That way the distribution of the Naloxone kits could be focused on EMS and fire rescue personnel, the training focused there as well,” Lyall Brenneis with the city’s Citizen’s Services Department said. “Our first responders are there typically very quickly so it wouldn’t put any undue time or delay as long as there is first aid being applied.” Instead, a memo was sent out in April advising city staff who come upon someone they suspect may have overdosed to call 911, put on personal protective equipment, keep the person’s airway open and start CPR or use a defibrillator until emergency crews arrive. “I’m not sure how council will respond to the administration’s reports, but based upon the advice that we’ve received from that large collective table including Occupational Health and Safety and Alberta Health Services and emergency responders and city operations staff,” Brenneis said. “This seemed like the right solution for the city at this time.” READ MORE: ‘People are afraid’: Why some Canadians don’t call 911 during an overdose Naloxone kits have been available in Alberta pharmacies since January 2016. In May 2016, the province made the kits available without a prescription in Alberta.
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