NEWS: Naloxone is available at Walgreens!


Walgreens announced their expansion of the availability of Naloxone. Pennsylvania is one of now 33 states where Naloxone is available at Walgreens.

As drug crisis worsens, officials tout importance of naloxone (Reading Eagle) 12/21/2016

With a worsening opioid drug crisis causing deadly overdoses every day across Pennsylvania, a state official, a drugstore chain manager and an ambulance service chief on Tuesday stressed the availability of naloxone, a medicine that can reverse the effects of opioid overdoses… Read more >

Walgreens expands availability of Naloxone (Daily Herald) 12/21/2016

Deerfield-based Walgreens Wednesday announced it expanded availability of naloxone, a lifesaving opioid antidote, without requiring a prescription to Mississippi, Missouri and Washington D.C. That brings the total to 33 states and the District of Columbia where Walgreens makes naloxone available without a prescription… Read more >

To learn more about overdose prevention and Naloxone click HERE. Naloxone is also available through the Council on Chemical Abuse for Berks County residents.

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