28K Narcan kits distributed yearly to prevent overdoses in San Francisco

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Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Health

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – The San Francisco Department of Public Health continues to protect the community by distributing naloxone kits.

Yearly, the department disperses 28,000 kits.

In a Twitter post, they said, “San Franciscans save thousands of lives a year with naloxone, medicine that reverses overdoses.”

Naloxone, also known as Narcan, and fentanyl test strips can be picked up for free at a pharmacy located at 1380 Howard Street.

In addition, residents can find them at community sites across San Francisco.

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