The overdose-reversing drug Naloxone saves lives, but only if it is readily available when an overdose occurs. The City of York Bureau of Health, York/Adams Drug and Alcohol Commission, and York Opioid Collaborative continue to distribute Naloxone – brand name Narcan. Individuals can pick up Narcan and receive a brief training on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. Check the City of York – Bureau of Health Facebook page for updates regarding weather. If there is inclement weather, the distribution will move inside of City Hall.
The next event is tomorrow, Tuesday, February 28, 2023 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., York City Hall,101 S George St., York PA. Unless otherwise announced, distribution events will continue monthly thereafter on the 4th Tuesday of each month during the same hours at City Hall.
Naloxone is a life-saving medication that does not harm the individual it is administered to and is designed to reverse an overdose from opioids when given in time. You can request free naloxone be delivered or mailed via an online, mail-based harm-reduction service for individuals in York and Adams Counties after you view a training video, answer a short quiz, and provide enrollment information. Get started now: https://opalpa.org/.