Overdose Antidote (Narcan) Orders Offered to Wyoming Groups
Free orders of a temporary opioid overdose antidote known as NARCAN® are available
for Wyoming groups through the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
NARCAN® is a potentially lifesaving prescription medication designed to quickly help
reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Narcan can block the effects of opioids and
restore normal breathing in a person whose breathing has slowed, or even stopped, as
a result of opioid overdose. Opioids include drugs like Fentanyl, Morphine, OxyContin,
Methadone, and Heroin.
People interested in a personal supply of naloxone for themselves or for a close friend
or family member should ask local pharmacies or medical providers about the
WDH continues to offer naloxone to groups that may be able to help people
who are experiencing an opioid overdose. More information about group orders can be
Interested groups must be trained and write a guideline for their organization. After
reviewing the organization's guideline, the Sublette County Health Officer can assist
with the prescription for ordering Narcan. Please call Sublette County Public Health at
307-367-2157 for more information.