Public Health restarts Narcan-box program in area businesses


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Public Health of Dayton and Montgomery County is restarting their Narcan-box program, placing life saving measures inside businesses to allow bystanders to be first responders. The program was paused during the pandemic while businesses were closed.

Public Health says there are 50 boxes in 19 different locations throughout the county that have been serving the public for two years. The exact location hasn’t been released yet, but staff say this is one more measure to take to fight the opioid crisis.