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Ottawa. City Operations

Site: Ottawa - Find Location

Service: Ottawa Public Health - Ontario Naloxone Pharmacy Program

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Not Applicable - varies according to location
Description and Services
Description (Service) Naloxone take-home kits are available to reverse the effects of an overdose from opioids
Hours Varies according to location
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Available to individuals who are: 
* currently use using opioids 
* past opioid user who is at risk of returning to opioid use 
* a family member, friend or other person in a position to assist a person at risk of overdose from opioids
Application Call your local pharmacy to inquire on the type of naloxone kits available * for a list of Ottawa pharmacies carrying the kit, visit
Languages English ; French ; Arabic - printed resources ; Chinese - printed resources ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dutch ; Farsi ; German ; Hindi ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Somali - printed resources ; Spanish - printed resources ; Tamil ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Vietnamese - printed resources ; Interpretive Services - in 170 languages. Available upon request
Fees None
Service Categories Opioid Antidote Distribution Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-580-6744
Toll Free Phone 1-866-426-8885
After Hours Phone 3-1-1 ; 613-580-2400
TTY Phone 613-580-9656
Fax 613-580-9641
Social Media Facebook Tumblr Twitter
Primary Contact Bahy Njaim Meyer, Acting Supervisor Public Health Information Line; Phone: 613-580-6744 ext 23771
Primary Executive Dr Vera Etches, Medical Officer of Health; Phone: 613-580-6744 ext 23681
Other Details
Established New City of Ottawa: 2000
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care * Ministry of Health Promotion * Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Elections City Council is elected.
Print Material Brochures * pamphlets * information kits * multiple printed resources are available on various health topics
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by the Ontario Council on Community Health Accreditation * Operates under the Health Protection and Promotion Act

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