Statewide Naloxone Standing Order Or Collaborative Practice Agreement

Status: Delaware 3rd Party: Yes Standing Order: Yes Pharmacy Access Notes: Standing Order allows community training programs and licensed pharmacies to train and distribute naloxone to anyone who has completed their training without a prescription. Other resources: www.helpisherede.com/Get-Help/Overdose-Response#naloxone-availability State: Georgia 3rd Party: Yes Standing Order: Yes Pharmacy Access Notes: Statewide Standing Order allows licensed pharmacies to distribute naloxone to anyone who can help – recommended but not necessary training. Other resources: dph.georgia.gov/sites/dph.georgia.gov/files/ChronicDisease/Standing%20Order%20Naloxone%5B2%5D.pdf State: Colorado 3rd Party: Yes Standing Order: Yes Pharmacy Access Notes: Law allows pharmacies, which have a standing order written by a medical professional with normive authority, to spend naloxon to someone at risk, in a position to assist someone at risk, a first responder or a harm reduction organization without a prescription. Other resources: stoptheclockcolorado.org/ State: Virginia 3rd Party: Yes Standing Order: Yes Pharmacy Access Notes: Law and standing order allow pharmacists and community organizations to spend to anyone without a prescription. Other resources: dbhds.virginia.gov/behavioral-health/substance-abuse-services/revive State: Alabama 3rd Party: Yes Standing Order: Yes Pharmacy Access Notes: Statewide Standing Order from State Health Officer allows pharmacists to help naloxone in any pharmacy to family members, friends or other people, including law enforcement. Other resources: www.alabamapublichealth.gov/pharmacy/naloxone-dispensing.html State: Massachusetts 3rd Party: Yes Standing Order: Yes Pharmacy Access Notes: Statewide Standing Order from State Health Officer authorizes licensed pharmacists to give naloxone to people at risk or able to help someone who is in danger without a prescription. Other resources: www.mass.gov/service-details/information-for-community-members-about-how-to-get-naloxone www.mass.gov/service-details/overdose-prevention-training-resources In recent years, several states have expanded access to naloxone, a drug that can reverse an opioid overdose. Many of these efforts include the ability for prescribers to write naloxone prescriptions for third parties (for example. B friends and family members of people at risk of opioid overdose) and allow pharmacists to distribute or distribute naloxone without a patient-specific prescription, usually through a permanent injunction, protocol, collaborative practice agreement, standardization authority or direct legislative authority. Because naloxone is such an important tool in the fight against overdose deaths during the current opioid epidemic, ASTHO is pursuing government legislative activities that affect access to it. Below is a brief summary of the legislation passed this year regarding the availability and issuance of naloxone.

Status: Idaho 3rd Party: Yes Access Order: No Pharmacy Access Notes: The law allows prescribers and pharmacists to prescribe and distribute to anyone able to help (including as part of official duties) or, according to the pharmacist, has a good reason to own.


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