• ‘Just Keeping People Alive': How a West Virginia Community Program Tries to Reduce Overdoses Amid COVID-19

    24 days ago - By Time

    Emily Baldwin remembers the morning she realized that the COVID-19 pandemic was going to make her job more difficult. It was the spring of 2020, and the novel coronavirus was raging on the east coast but had yet to overtake West Virginia. A man rushed into the Milan Puskar Health Right clinic in Morgantown and said he thought there was someone dead in an alley about a block away.
    Baldwin, who is a nurse and the coordinator for the clinic's harm reduction program, ran outside and quickly realized a young man was overdosing. She sprinted back to the clinic, grabbed Narcan, a medication that...
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