Naloxone is a medication used to reverse an opioid overdose. This standing order is intended to ensure that residents of the State of West Virginia who are at risk of experiencing an opioid-related overdose, or who are family members, friends or other persons who are in a position to assist a person at risk of experiencing an opioid-related overdose, are able to obtain Naloxone.

Click here to download the Standing Order Naloxone Prescription for Overdose Prevention

Naloxone Resources

Naloxone resources offered by the WVDHHR Bureau for Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services

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Opioids/Naloxone One-Pager

Opioids-Naloxone one pager

Save a Life: How to Use Naloxone to Reverse an Opioid Overdose
Naloxone brochure

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ODCP-BPH Memo to Schools re: Naloxone and Adolescents

Guidance for the use of naloxone in adolescents under the age of 18

ODCP-BPH Memo to Schools brochure