FIND FREE NALOXONE IN IOWA
Having it on-hand can save a life.
Naloxone Iowa aims to help Iowans who want or need to have naloxone on hand get the tools they need to save a life.
Individuals can get free naloxone without a prescription from a local community-based pharmacy or talk with a pharmacist from the University of Iowa's Tele-Naloxone program and have free naloxone sent to you at home.
In addition, Iowa businesses, organizations and schools can now request free naloxone to use for on-site purposes or to distribute to persons in a position to assist in case of an overdose emergency.
NALOXONE IOWA DIRECTORY
Naloxone for Iowa Organizations, Businesses, & Schools
The Bureau of Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Recovery is authorized to purchase and distribute free naloxone under the statewide standing order to eligible Iowa organizations, businesses and schools for on-site or distribution purposes.
Update! As of November 2023, there is now a new process for organizations, businesses, and schools to obtain and distribute naloxone to community members, especially those at risk for overdose. Since this is a new process, there may be some hiccups at it unfolds! We thank you, in advance for your patience during this time. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any assistance.
Fill out a form for more information and
to receive free naloxone:
IMPORTANT: You may need to fill out both forms listed above if you are obtaining naloxone to both have on site and to distribute.
Iowa Organizations, Businesses, & Schools:
Iowa Law Enforcement & Non-EMS Fire:
Note: All EMS-regulated first responder entities should receive training and naloxone (available in multiple formulations) from the Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services at the Iowa Division of Public Health.
Examples of Eligible Sites:
schools • colleges • emergency departments • county public health offices • certified community behavioral health clinics • community mental health centers • assertive community treatment teams • substance use disorder (SUD) treatment agencies • retail/convenience stores • libraries • restaurants/bars • community or social services • event venues • mobile service providers
Naloxone for Individuals in Iowa
This is a program of the Iowa Division of Public Health and University of Iowa Healthcare. You can visit with a pharmacy provider using your smartphone or laptop and have free naloxone without a prescription mailed to you wherever you are.
Community Based Pharmacy Program
In Iowa, individuals can access free naloxone without a prescription at community based pharmacies through a partnership with the Board of Pharmacy. Visit the Resources page for more information. The following map will help you find naloxone in your community. Before going to the location, call ahead to ensure availability.
*Pharmacy participation subject to change. Please call the pharmacy ahead of time to confirm participation in the program.*
Can't find naloxone nearby? No problem! Check out Tele-Naloxone to get free supplies mailed to your home!
If you are a community based pharmacy who provides naloxone products under the statewide standing order, and you are not listed on this map, please email email@example.com to be included in this locator tool.