La Crosse officials see increase in drug-related overdoses

Naloxone hydrochloride (NARCAN) | Photo Source: Stephanie Alvarez Ewens / CVS / MGN

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU)-- La Crosse officials have seen in increase in the number of drug- related overdoses.

Medical Examiner, Tim Candahl, says there have been eight reported overdoses in La Crosse County since Friday, not all resulting in death.

Officials say Narcan was effective in a number of these cases.