Good Samaritan Law - Health and Wellness Center - Penn State Altoona

Health Education

Alcohol and Other Drugs

Pennsylvania laws

A person under the age of twenty-one will be protected from prosecution for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages if law enforcement, including campus police, became aware of the possession or consumption solely because the individual was seeking medical assistance for someone else.

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Through Health Education, we strive to help students gain knowledge and skills to make proactive decisions, promoting their health and well-being.

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