Columbia County Public Health provides NARCAN administration training to individuals and businesses in Columbia County. Free NARCAN® is available once you attend the training.

What is Narcan? Narcan nasal spray is the brand name of naloxone and is used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose by restoring breathing. Narcan begins working in 2-3 minutes and continues working for 30-90 minutes.

How can I get Narcan? Walk-in training available at Columbia County Health and Human Services- 111 East Mullett Street, Portage, WI 53901 or call (608) 742-9751 to schedule a training. With Narcan training, you will get the tools and skills to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Following training, you can get your FREE Narcan nasal spray.

Do you need to be a medical provider to use Narcan? No, anyone can learn how to use and give Narcan.

Questions? Please contact us at (608) 742-9751 or email