Mayor Winnecke to speak at Fall Festival about new tool to battle opioid epidemic

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Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will hold a press conference regarding the opioid epidemic at the Fall Festival on Monday. (Image Source: MGN Online/Photo: U.S. Air Force / Mark R. W. Orders-Woempner

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will hold a press conference at the Fall Festival on Monday.

The mayor’s office says he will reveal a new tool that first responders will soon be using in the fight against the opioid epidemic.

The press conference will take place Monday morning at 11:30, in front of Engine 14, near the N. St. Joseph Avenue intersection.

Evansville Fire Department Chief Mike Connell, State of Indiana House Representative Wendy McNamara and Local 357 President Larry Zuber will also be speaking at the press conference.

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(This story was originally published on October 7, 2019)

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