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NJ Human Services is making naloxone the opioid overdose reversal drug available for free on June 18

Updated: Jun 7, 2019

Sheriff Eric Scheffler - This is an important message from the Sheriff to those in the recovery community. Governor Murphy Announces Free Naloxone Distribution Throughout New Jersey on June 18 Visit Participating Pharmacies to Anonymously Obtain Free Lifesaving Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdoses TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy announced free distribution of naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, at participating pharmacies throughout New Jersey on June 18. As part of Governor Murphy’s initiative to combat the opioid crisis, New Jerseyans will be able to visit participating pharmacies and anonymously obtain naloxone at no cost on June 18, without an individual prescription or an appointment. Naloxone will be available at select locations of chain pharmacies such as Walgreens, Rite Aid, ShopRite, and CVS as well as at community pharmacies across the state. For the list of participating pharmacies, please click NALOXONE SAVES LIVES! The State of New Jersey is providing naloxone for free at participating pharmacies on June 18, 2019. Visit for a list of participating pharmacies.l No Individual Prescription Neededl No Payment or Insurance Required lNo Name RequiredNaloxone can reverse opioid overdoses. It will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Limit one per person.

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