Health department to offer free Narcan kits

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is going to start offering free Narcan kits as part of its needle-exchange program, according to the health department.

The program is in partnership with the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, which is part of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.

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The free kits help reverse opioid overdoses.

They will be given out between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Fridays in the Dr. Rice C. Leach Community Room at the health department’s main location at 650 Newtown Pike, beginning October 20, 2017, according to the health department.