Fact Sheet

Legality of Dispensing Naloxone to Minors in Maryland

Fact SheetSubstance Use Prevention and Harm ReductionHarm Reduction Legal Project ResourcesHarm Reduction Legal ProjectOpioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention

January 26, 2020
by Corey Davis

Opioid overdose is reversible through the timely administration of the medication naloxone and, where needed, the provision of other emergency care. In an attempt to reverse this epidemic of preventable overdose deaths, every state and the District of Columbia have modified their laws to increase access to naloxone, the standard first-line treatment for opioid overdose.

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Data Privacy in School Nursing: Navigating the Complex Landscape of Data Privacy Laws (Part II)

Fact SheetHealth Information and Data SharingSchool NursesSchool Nursing

January 23, 2020
by Kerri McGowan Lowrey

This document is a follow-up to Data Privacy in School Nursing: Navigating the Complex Landscape of Data Privacy Laws (Part I), and will continue where that document left off by addressing additional specific questions from members of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) related to data privacy and data sharing in school nursing. Please see Part I for a brief overview of HIPAA and FERPA as they relate to the practice of school nursing, as well as guidance on how to navigate the intersection of the two laws.

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