County plans Naloxone giveaway, Dec. 13

WEST CHESTER — On Thursday, December 13th, Chester County’s Health Department and Department of Drug & Alcohol Services are hosting a free Naloxone Day, with doses of the medication being given away to anyone who cannot or does not wish to obtain it from a pharmacy.  The event is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s “Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now” campaign and the...

Cigna donates $7,500 for naloxone

This map shows the 46 municipalities that have agreements in place for local law enforcement to carry Naloxone, a medication that can save lives in the event of an opioid overdose. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced that the global health service company Cigna has donated $7,500 to pay for Chester County to restock supplies of naloxone. Naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan,...