Narcan can reverse an overdose.

ATLANTIC CITY – AtlantiCare will host a free Narcan® distribution event in observance of International Overdose Awareness Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 at both hospital campuses.

Pharmacists and recovery specialists will be distributing Narcan, an easily administered nasal spray that can reverse an opiate overdose, at:

  • Atlantic City Regional Medical Center, City Campus, 1925 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City
  • AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus, 65 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona

Walk-ins are welcome. No registration is required. Distribution will be one per customer while supplies last.

Generous support from Robert and Helene Hordes to the AtlantiCare Foundation makes the event possible.

For more information about the event, call 1-609-404-7444. For more information about AtlantiCare, call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000; visit; or find AtlantiCare on Facebook.


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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.