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Bexar County has been awarded four federal grants worth $3 million to fight opioid abuse and addiction, Congressman Lloyd Doggett announced Tuesday in San Antonio.

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The San Antonio-Bexar County Joint Opioid Task Force wants San Antonio police officers trained on how to administer medication to someone who has overdosed on opioids.


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Bexar County will soon open a new multimillion dollar intake facility for processing and detaining suspects after an arrest, but the San Antonio Police Department has said it would decline to use it.

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Bexar County will use a new intake and health assessment center to magistrate people arrested by police and deputies beginning this fall.


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Bexar County is suing several brand-name opioid manufacturers and distributors. The suit was filed in a Bexar County district court instead of on the federal level to prevent it from being consolidated with other similar cases.


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