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Wolf administration to give away free Naloxone at health centers in Western Pennsylvania

Madasyn Czebiniak
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A dose of the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone.

The Wolf administration later this month will give away free Naloxone at nearly 100 state and local health centers, including those in Western Pennsylvania, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce opioid overdoses.

Naloxone is used to reverse overdoses caused by opioids by blocking the effects of opioids on the brain.

The distributions will take place Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Distribution locations in Western Pennsylvania include:

Allegheny County

• Focus on Renewal Community Resource Center, 420 Chartiers Ave., McKees Rocks. This location will only have Naloxone from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 18.

• Hilltop Family Support, 1630 Arlington Ave., Mount Oliver. This location will only have Naloxone from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 18.

• Mon-Yough Community Services, 339 5th Ave., Room 240, McKeesport. This location will only have Naloxone from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 18.

• House of MANNA Faith Community, 7240 Frankstown Ave., Pittsburgh. This location will only have Naloxone from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 18.

• Allegheny Elks Lodge #339, 400 Cedar Ave., Pittsburgh. This location will only have Naloxone from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 18.

• Allegheny County Health Department Pharmacy Clack Health Center, 3901 Penn Ave., Building 1, Pittsburgh. This location will only have Naloxone from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25.

Armstrong County

• Armstrong County SHC 245 Butler Rd., Suite 1, Kittanning.

Westmoreland County

• Monessen Westmoreland SHC, 1 Wendell Ramey Lane, Suite 140, Monessen.

• Westmoreland County SHC, 233 West Otterman St., Greensburg.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Madasyn at 724-226-4702, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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