Controversial Narcan machines installed in Putnam County

Published on March 15, 2023 at 10:00 am

A controversial new program that’s aimed at saving lives has begun in Putnam County.

SMA Healthcare in Palatka recently installed Narcan vending machines throughout several areas of Putnam County. Narcan is a nasal spray that is used to reverse the effects of a drug overdose.

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Each box of Narcan is free. There are two doses inside and there’s even instructions on how to administer the medicine.

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