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Chester County’s Health Department and Department of Drug & Alcohol Services are hosting a free Naloxone Day, with doses of the medication being given away to anyone. Naloxone, also known by the brand names Narcan® or Evzio, is a medication which reverses opioid overdoses, either from prescription painkillers, fentanyl, or heroin. When given during an opioid overdose, Naloxone blocks the effects of opioids on the brain and restores breathing within minutes.The event, to be held Thursday, December 13, is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s “Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now” campaign and the goal is to increase awareness of, and access to the lifesaving medication, especially for those who feel they or someone they encounter may benefit from having a dose of naloxone on hand. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 13, two naloxone distribution sites will be set up in Chester County – one at the Chester County Government Services Center located at 601 Westtown Road in West Chester and the other at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus located at 137 Modena Road in South Coatesville.