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How to Use Narcan

How to Get Narcan in Chicago and Illinois


Public Health Vending Machines

The Chicago Department of Public Health provides free harm reduction supplies, such as Narcan, fentanyl and xylazine testing kits, as well as personal hygiene products at various locations. Simply fill out the form in the link below to gain access to these free vending machines. Click more info to find the location nearest to you!


Over the Counter

Narcan has been recently approved for over the counter purchase and use. This is a huge step up in terms of availability for those vulnerable to overdose or for those who wish to carry this life saving medicine to save lives! Call your local pharmacy for availability or click below for more information!


Standing Order

With the Illinois Standing Order procedure, any person who requests Narcan for the purpose of reversing an overdose can be granted a kit. With this procedure, insurance companies can be billed the cost of the kit, and the person acquiring the Narcan will be trained on its use. Click the box below to read more!

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