2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 35 - PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 4 - HEALTH REGULATIONS GENERALLY
ARTICLE 9 - EMERGENCY ADMINISTRATION OF OPIATE ANTAGONIST ACT
SECTION 35-4-906 - Administration of an opiate antagonist; immunity from liability; exemption from unprofessional conduct; relation to other law.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 35-4-906 (2018)

35-4-906. Administration of an opiate antagonist; immunity from liability; exemption from unprofessional conduct; relation to other law.

(a) A person acting in good faith may administer an opiate antagonist to another person who appears to be experiencing an opiate related drug overdose.

(b) A person who administers an opiate antagonist pursuant to this article is personally immune from civil or criminal liability for any act or omission resulting in damage or injury.

(c) A practitioner or pharmacist who prescribes an opiate antagonist pursuant to this article is personally immune from civil or criminal liability for any act or omission resulting in damage or injury.

(d) An entity that establishes a drug overdose treatment policy pursuant to this article is immune from civil or criminal liability for any act or omission related to the administration of an opiate antagonist resulting in damage or injury.

(e) Prescribing an opiate antagonist by a practitioner or pharmacist pursuant to this article shall not constitute unprofessional conduct.

(f) Should any grant of immunity, exception or imposition of liability within the Wyoming Governmental Claims Act conflict with any provision of this article, this article shall prevail.

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