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Consumer Protection Releases Implementation Order for Executive Order 7J

Order permits, and outlines rules for methadone delivery for patients who may have COVID-19 symptoms

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 – The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) released an implementation order for Governor Lamont’s Executive Order 7J allowing delivery of methadone to patients who are displaying symptoms of COVID-19.


The order outlines protocols for delivery that will ensure:

  • The methadone is secure;
  • Appropriate records are kept;
  • Exposure is limited; and,
  • Patients still receive contact with practitioners via phone and approved telehealth processes.


A copy of the implementation order can be found here.



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