Health news today: Pennsylvania provides Naloxone free drug distribution across state

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Pennsylvania is making efforts to give overdose prescription Naloxone accessible to people statewide day next week.

Authorities said that Naloxone the drug otherwise called Narcan. Provided free to any state occupants at 80 areas. However, state, county and municipal health places from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 13.

Pennsylvania Department of Health spokesman Nate Wardle said in an email that each location is getting an amount of Naloxone based on population. Meanwhile, the cost covered by the state funds appropriated to the Pennsylvania Commission for Crime and Delinquency for Naloxone use by first responders.

But, the medication is additionally routinely accessible at most drug stores in Pennsylvania. Practically no expense for those with protection. It can switch overdoses by narcotics impact on the mind and respiratory system.

Locations:

Berks County State Health Center – 625 Cherry St., Room 401, Reading.

Chester County Department of Health – 601 Westtown Rd., Suite 290, West Chester.

Dauphin County State Health Center – 30 Kline Plaza, Harrisburg.

Lebanon County State Health Center – 9 N. 9th St., Lebanon.

York County State Health Center – 1750 N. George St., York.

York City Bureau of Health – 435 W. Philadelphia St., York.