ORS 689.684
Administration of naloxone by certain persons

  • rules


For purposes of this section, “social services agency” includes, but is not limited to, homeless shelters and crisis centers.


A person may administer to an individual naloxone that was not distributed to the person if:


The individual to whom the naloxone is being administered appears to be experiencing an opiate overdose as defined in ORS 689.681 (Opiate overdose); and


The person who administers the naloxone is an employee of a social services agency or is trained under rules adopted by the State Board of Education pursuant to ORS 339.869 (Administration of medication to students).


For the purposes of protecting public health and safety, the Oregon Health Authority may adopt rules for the administration of naloxone by employees of a social services agency under this section. [2016 c.100 §6; 2017 c.683 §3; 2019 c.375 §4]
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Notes of Decisions

Board of Pharmacy had authority to adopt rule making drug ephedrine available by prescription only. Northwest Connection v. Board of Pharmacy, 108 Or App 320, 814 P2d 191 (1991)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of board to require retail price list of prescription drugs, (1975) Vol 37, p 345; hospital policy requiring pharmacy department to substitute therapeutically equivalent but not generically identical drugs, (1979) Vol 40, p 145; licensing requirements for hospital technicians employed by state correctional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188


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