Narcan can be used to block the effects of pain killers such as oxycodone, Vicodin, codeine and heroin in the case of an overdose. In 2013, 86 people died from opioid drug overdoses in Snohomish County. 440 cases of opiate poisonings were treated last year by Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett.
If you have a relative or friend who abuses drugs, having a kit available may save their life. The kits are available at the following pharmacies:
Providence Pharmacy9200 N. Kelsey St., Monroe
QFC Pharmacy27008 92nd Ave NW, Stanwood
Haggen Pharmacy3711 88th St. NE, Marysville
Bellegrove Pharmacy18800 142nd Ave. NE, Woodinville
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