Naloxone is available for free to Lake County community members.Fill out the request form to order your Naloxone kit. Each kit includes 2 boxes (4 doses) of Naloxone. Naloxone can be delivered or picked up from one of our locations, Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If picking up a kit, head over to the location you selected in the request form and speak with reception.
Most insurance plans cover naloxone, including Medicaid and Medicare.
Ask your healthcare provider for a prescription.
Ask your local pharmacist. Some pharmacists can give naloxone without a prescription.
How to give naloxone
Narcan® Nasal Spray
Step 1 Peel back the package to remove Narcan
Step 2 Place the tip of the nozzle in either nostril until your fingers touch the base of the person’s nose.
Step 3 Press the plunger firmly to release the dose into the person’s nose.
When to give naloxone
Suspect an opioid overdose if:
Very sleepy or unresponsive
Breathing is slow or stopped
Pupils are tiny
Lips or nails are blue or gray
Skin feels cold or clammy
Call 9-1-1 right away if you suspect an overdose
Try to keep the person awake and breathing
Lay the person on their side to prevent choking
Stay with the person until emergency assistance arrives
Narcan® Training Video
This webpage is for educational purposes only. For the use of naloxone, follow product instructions.