First responders in Pennsylvania—and elsewhere—have been reporting a recurring problem when reviving overdose victims.
Often, they’re helping the same people, over and over.
A group of state lawmakers is trying to come up with a plan to help break that loop.
Doyle Heffley, a GOP Representative from Carbon County, is sponsoring two proposals. One would help clinics coordinate to find beds for people who need inpatient care.
The other is being called the “warm handoff” measure.