Pharmacist, employee save two men who overdosed outside store


ATLANTA – A local pharmacist, and one of his employees are credited with saving the life of two men who overdosed outside their store.

Pharmacist Ira Katz and assistant Desiree Cross work at the Little Five Points Pharmacy, one of the few family pharmacies left in Atlanta.

A couple of weeks ago, someone ran to the door calling for help. A man was nodded out in his car.

“Knocked on the window. He was passed out like this, knocked on the window, no response,” Katz said. “Felt for his pulse, very faint pulse. He was not breathing.”

What Katz did next that saved teh man’s life, and what they did when the same things happened just days later, on Channel 2 Action News at 4 p.m.


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