Snyder County receives first K-9 unit

SUNBURY—The Snyder County Sheriff’s office is taking proactive steps to combat the drug epidemic in The Valley. Snyder County Sheriff, John Zechman was recently on WKOK’s On the Mark to talk about the actions his office has taken to save lives in opioid overdose cases.

He said, “ Last year, I had all my deputies trained and certified to carry and administer Naloxone which is more commonly known as Narcan, and what that is a reversing agent for someone who is experiencing opioid overdose. That’s a medication that we can administer prior to the EMS arrival to reverse the effects of the opioid overdose.”

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