Get Narcan at Westside

What is narcan?

Narcan (Naloxone) is a life-saving medication that can reverse an overdose from opioids—including heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioid medications. Narcan is used bring back normal breathing after an opioid overdose.

There are two forms of Narcan and Westside will be providing Narcan spray. It is prefilled device that sprays the medication into the nose. 

How to do you use Narcan?

  1. Peel the package open.
  2. Place and hold the tip of the nozzle in either nostril.
  3. Press the plunger firmly to release the dose of the person’s nose. 
  4. If no response within 3 minutes, give a 2nd dose of Narcan in other nostril.

Westside is offering 10 minute Narcan training sessions at all of our health centers when you pick up your Narcan kit. 

Can’t stay for the training session when picking up your Narcan kit? Watch this 30 second training video

Where to get Narcan?

Westside is offering Narcan at all of our health centers. It is free of charge – no questions asked. Click here for our hours and locations. 

Can’t make it to a Westside Family Healthcare location? Click here for more ways on how to get Narcan. 

Why carry Narcan?

Naloxone saves lives.

Anyone can get it and carry it, whether you use opioids yourself, have friends or family members who do, or think you may encounter someone having an overdose. 

Delaware Good Samaritan Laws

Title 16, 4769 protects individuals who request medical assistance for someone who is overdosing. The law encourages witnesses to call 9-1-1 or seek medical attention for individuals at risk of dying from an overdose or other life-threatening emergency. It also protects both the witness and the person they’re assisting from being prosecuted for possession of an illegal substance.

Title 16, 6801 protects individuals who administer naloxone to an individual who is overdosing from opioids such as heroin, fentanyl, or oxycodone. Naloxone is a lifesaving medication that can reverse an opioid overdose. Under the law, individuals who provide emergency care in good faith are immune from civil damages. That means you can’t be held responsible in civil court for administering naloxone to someone who is overdosing.

Locations & Hours

Note that some of our hours have changed.

To schedule an appointment at one of our locations, please call (302) 224-6800.

Please fax all clinical information and/or medical health record information to (302) 322-6201.

Westside’s Provider-On-Call service is available for urgent medical questions or concerns when our office is closed, by calling (302) 655-5822.

For emergencies, dial 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room.

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