Dementia And The Holidays, Hope For Opioid Settlement Money And Concerning Health Trends, This West Virginia Week 

On this West Virginia Week, we hear about some of the health challenges facing West Virginians — including lung disease, HIV/AIDS outbreaks and recovery.

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Settlement Money Could Help Substance Abuse Program At The Epicenter Of Opioid Crisis

Kim Holstein is the lead for the Quick Response Team — an organization with Boone County Health — that follows up with people who are struggling with addiction in the community. A cardiac arrest call was dispatched, but since Narcan was given, they will follow up within 48 hours to see if the individual will consider going to a substance use treatment center.

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Organizers Celebrate Success Of Save A Life Day

The number of Naloxone doses distributed on Save A Life Day more than doubled this year.

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After Devastating Floods, Small Communities Take Steps Toward Recovery

Sigman said the quick response from residents, first responders, and state and local officials resulted in better outcomes for the safety of residents. The National Weather Service said it received its first call about flooding at 6:45 a.m. By 7a.m. a warning had been issued and sirens were activated.

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