Seeing and responding to overdose.


Seeing and responding to overdose.

  • soft / no breath

  • pinpoint pupils

  • blue lips and skin

  • vomiting

  • limp body

  • unresponsive

  • cold and clammy skin

  • slow or absent pulse

  • choking sound or snore-like gurgling noise

  • awake but unable to talk

Call 911


Under Washington’s “911 Good Samaritan” Law, if you think someone is overdosing and you seek medical help for the victim, neither of you will be charged for possessing or using drugs.

The Good Sam Law will not protect you from being arrested for 

  • outstanding warrants 
  • probation or parole violations 
  • drug dealing 
  • crimes other than drug  possession

Administering Naloxone
(opioid reversal drug)

Nasal and injection kits are available to the public. Follow the directions provided with these kits. Kits are available at the locations below.
If the person is non-responsive after the first dosage, a second or third dosage may be required.

Observation needed-If you have administered Naloxone and revived someone, still seek medical help. The effects of an opiate may come back and cause death.

Whatcom County Naloxone Pickup Locations

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Whatcom County Health Department - Syringe Services Program Naloxone Pickup 1500 North State Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Walgreens Naloxone Pickup 1901 Main Street, Ferndale, WA, United States
Walgreens Naloxone Pickup 125 South Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98225
Unity Care Northwest Naloxone Pickup 218 Unity Street, Bellingham, WA, United States
Target (CVS) Pharmacy Naloxone Pickup 30 Bellis Fair Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98226
Safeway Pharmacy Naloxone Pickup 1225 Sunset Drive, Suite 155, Bellingham, WA 98226
Rx Mart Pharmacy Naloxone Pickup 300 East Sunset Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225
Rite Aid Naloxone Pickup 3227 Northwest Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225
Rite Aid Naloxone Pickup 220 36th Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Rite Aid Naloxone Pickup 1195 Boblett Street, Blaine, WA 98230
Lummi Tribal Health Center Pharmacy Naloxone Pickup 2592 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA 98226
Hoagland Pharmacy Naloxone Pickup 2330 Yew Street, Bellingham, WA 98226
Fred Meyer Naloxone Pickup 1225 West Bakerview Road, Bellingham, WA, United States
Fred Meyer Naloxone Pickup 800 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229
Costco Pharmacy Naloxone Pickup 4125 Arctic Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98226
Adam Kartman, MD at Lummi Healing Spirit OTP (Medical Provider) Naloxone Pickup 2530 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA 98225
Adam Kartman, MD at Catholic Community Recovery Services (Medical provider) Naloxone Pickup 515 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225