Alleghany Sheriff's deputies get new tool to fight opioid deaths
In Alleghany County, sheriff's deputies are taking an extra step to combat the opioid problem.
Every deputy in the county has been equipped with a packet including Naxolone, a nasal spray to combat opioid overdose.
"We've lost a few lives, you know, over the last couple of years andw e didn't have it," Sheriff Kevin Hall says. "And we're sitting here and thinking: we could have made a difference out here in someone's life and someone's family if we'd been carrying it."
Other nearby police and jail personnel have also received the kits and training.