Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Naloxone Dose Administered CY 2018 - Current Quarterly County Health

data.pa.gov | Last Updated 8 Apr 2021

This dataset contains information on the number of doses given for Naloxone throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by County. If the Incident County FIPS Code column is blank it means Not Recorded, as this field was blank by the Patient Care Report (PCR) vendor or the EMS Provider. Data is updated Quarterly starting with the first Quarter of Calendar Year 2018.

Tags: naloxone, narcan, ems, dose, opioid

This dataset has the following 14 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Calendar Yearcalendar_yeartextRepresents the period inclusive of January 1st through December 31st.
Event Dateevent_datecalendar_dateThe date when the 911 center notifies the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency of the incident/emergency, also known as the “Call Date.” If the field is blank there was no information recorded.
Event Timeevent_timetextThe time when the 911 center notifies the Emergency Management Services (EMS) agency of the incident/emergency, also known as the “Call Time.” If the field is blank there was no information recorded.
Medication Givenmedication_giventextThis is the medication, Naloxone, given to the patient at any time during the incident/emergency, this medication can be given prior to the arrival of EMS personnel.
Complaint by Dispatchcomplaint_by_dispatchtextThe reason given by 911 to the Emergency Management Services (EMS) agency for the incident/emergency, also known as “The reason for the call.”
Record Countrecord_countnumberCount of 1 listed for each record to help with summing up the total records when creating visualizations or reporting. If the record contained no data available, then the record count field is null, so that the total counts are not skewed.
Incident County Numberincident_county_numbernumberThe county where the incident/emergency took place, code using number format. Pennsylvania has 67 counties. Numbers 1 - 67 in this column.
Incident Countyincident_countytextThe county where the incident/emergency took place, code using a text format. Pennsylvania has 67 counties. Numbers 01 - 67 in this column. Numbers are formatted as text with the leading zeroes to help integrate with other files and visualizations.
Incident County FIPS Codeincident_county_fips_codetextThe FIPS county code is a five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code (FIPS 6-4) which uniquely identifies counties and county equivalents in the United States, certain U.S. possessions, and certain freely associated states. This is the 3-digit part of the 5-digit county FIPS code specifically standing for the county.
Incident County Nameincident_county_nametextThe name of the Pennsylvania County. There are 67 counties in Pennsylvania.
State FIPSstate_fipsnumberThese are the first 2 digits of the 5-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code that designate the State association. Each State has its own 2-digit number and each County within the state has its own 3-digit number which are combined into a 5-digit number to uniquely identify every US county. For more technical details : Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Information gathered from census data - https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/codes/cou.html
Latitudelatitude_longitudetextThis is a latitude generic point within the county to help create map visualizations.
LongitudelatitudetextThis is a longitude generic point within the county to help create map visualizations.
Georeferenced Latitude & Longitudegeocoded_columnpointGeoreferenced column for use in creating mapping visualizations with both a generic latitude and longitude of the county