Policy Brief: Naloxone in Schools
This policy brief provides naloxone guidance and resources for schools in Ohio.
Guidance Document: Hospitals Providing Naloxone Upon Discharge
Guidance published by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy describing how nurses, social workers, and other health care facility staff can provide naloxone to patients without a direct prescription from a physician. Applicable to inpatients and outpatients.
Guidance Document: Personally Furnishing Naloxone by Emergency Medical Service Personnel
Guidance published by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy describing how Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel can provide naloxone to individuals without a direct prescription from a physician. This approach is especially helpful in providing naloxone to patients who refuse transport after an overdose emergency.
Joint Regulatory Statement on Naloxone
This joint regulatory statement approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing, Ohio Board of Pharmacy and the State Medical Board of Ohio updates previous versions of the statement, and provides an overview of Ohio’s laws and programs promoting the use of naloxone for individuals at high-risk of opioid overdose.