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Capital BlueCross, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association to announce initiative to provide municipal police with lifesaving drug

December 19, 2014

WHAT:

Capital BlueCross, joined by the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association, will announce an initiative to enable municipal police departments in Capital BlueCross’ 21-county service area to purchase and carry naloxone, a prescription drug that can help save the life of a person who has overdosed on prescription painkillers or heroin.

WHEN:

Monday, Dec. 22, 2:30-3 p.m.

WHERE:

Whitehall Twp. Public Works Building, 3219 McArthur Road, Whitehall, PA

WHO:

  • Aji Abraham, Senior Vice President, Capital BlueCross
  • Gary Tennis, Secretary, Pennsylvania Dept. of Drug and Alcohol Programs
  • Jim Martin, Past President, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association; and Lehigh County District Attorney

CONTACT:

  • Joseph Butera, Capital BlueCross, 717-319-2713
  • Lauren Cotter Brobson, 717-805-0271
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