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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

63 Okl. St. 1-2506.1

Summary Title

Scope of Practice: First Responders Administration of Opioid Antagonists


A first responder can administer an opioid antagonist, without a prescription, to an individual believed to be suffering from an opioid-related overdose, and will not be held legally responsible for acting or for failing to act.

Full Title

Authority of First Responders to Administer Opiate Antagonists

Full Text

A. First responders shall have the authority to administer, without prescription, opiate antagonists when encountering an individual exhibiting signs of an opiate overdose. For the purposes of this provision, a first responder shall include: 1. Law enforcement officials; 2. Emergency medical technicians; 3. Firefighters; and 4. Medical personnel at secondary schools and institutions of higher education. B. Any first responder administering an opiate antagonist in a manner consistent with addressing opiate overdose shall be covered under the Good Samaritan Act.