Naloxone saves lives

PA Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine’s Public Standing order for Naloxone Administration and access. You can find a .pdf of this document at

Standing Order DOH
XI. Key Information
1. If you believe, someone is experiencing an opioid overdose, Call 911!
2. Remain with the person until first responders arrive. Act 139 provides that you will not arrested or charged with parole violations or drug offenses if you call 911, provided all necessary information and remain with the person in distress. 
3. Become familiar with how to use Naloxone before someone needs it, through the pharmacist, your medical provider, or online training. 
4. If you have questions about the proper use of Naloxone, ask the pharmacist, contact your health care provider, or go to the DOH website at: