Overdose-reversing drug available for free at ComWell locations

ComWell is offering the lifesaving opioid overdose-reversing medication naloxone (Narcan) at its offices located in Red Bud, Sparta, Chester and Okawville.

The lifesaving nasal spray is provided for free. Those interested do not need to make an appointment and no identifying information is needed to receive the medication. Included with each box of Narcan are the instructions on how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to administer Narcan.

For more information, please see this week’s print edition.