Salt Lake County Library to distribute free Naloxone kits

SALT LAKE COUNTY (News4Utah) – Each week, approximately 10 Utahns die from an opioid overdose. In a new partnership, Utah Naloxone and Salt Lake County Library aim to reduce that number. "Looking at community access points, libraries are everywhere. They’re a very trusted entity. They’re thought of as very knowledgeable individuals, right? Your librarian could help you find information about anything you would need," said Dr. Jennifer Plumb, Medical Director for Utah Naloxone. Thanks to funding provided by the Commission for Criminal and Juvenile Justice, Intermountain Healthcare, and the University of Utah, all 18 libraries in the Salt Lake County Library system will be equipped with free Naloxone kits —… Read More

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