Permit EMS Providers to Leave a Dose of Naloxone with a Caregiver of a Patient who Overdosed

Dec 2, 2020 | Legislation - Dec 2020

Senator Phillips-Hill plans to reintroduce Senate Bill 223 from last session that will amend the Pennsylvania Pharmacy Act to permanently permit Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers to leave a dose package of life-saving naloxone with the on-scene caregiver of a patient who overdosed on opioids and was revived by the EMS, providing a standing prescription has been issued by the Department of Health.

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