Narcan (Project DAWN)

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Madison County Public Health is now a provider of Ohio’s Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided with Naloxone). Naloxone, or Narcan, is a medication that can reverse an opioid drug overdose and can save someone's life. Our purpose is to supply Narcan to individuals, and their loved ones, who are at risk of an opioid overdose. Kits are available at no cost after individuals receive a short training from our staff. Individual and group training appointments can be scheduled by calling Erin Fawley, Community Health Coordinator, at 740-852-3065 x1521.


WHAT: NARCAN or NALOXONE
Medication that can reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug such as heroin or prescription pain medications.
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WHY: SAVING LIVES
When people are trained in giving Naloxone, they can potentially save someone’s life and reduce health care costs.

HOW: HOUSE BILL 170
Naloxone can now be prescribed to any friend, family member or other individual willing to provide assistance to an individual at risk of experiencing an opioid-related overdose.

WHEN: BY APPOINTMENT
Individual and group training appointments are available at no cost. Call 740-852-3065 x1521 to schedule.

WHERE: MCPH
306 Lafayette St. Suite B
London, OH 43140


Want to download our fliers to help us advertise this program?  Check out the links below:

MCPH Project DAWN Full Page Flyer

MCPH Project DAWN Bookmark Flyer