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CHAPTER 16. PUBLIC HEALTH.

ARTICLE 46. ACCESS TO OPIOID ANTAGONISTS ACT.

§16-46-7. Statewide standing orders for opioid antagonist.

 (a) The state health officer may prescribe on a statewide basis an opioid antagonist by one or more standing orders to eligible recipients.

(b) A standing order must specify, at a minimum:

(1) The opioid antagonist formulations and means of administration that are approved for dispensing;

(2) The eligible recipients to whom the opioid antagonist may be dispensed;

(3) Any training that is required for an eligible recipient to whom the opioid antagonist is dispensed;

(4) The circumstances under which an eligible recipient may distribute or administer the opioid antagonist; and

(5) The timeline for renewing and updating the standing order.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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