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Suffolk County Announces Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes

Categories: Health Services | Author: gknutson | Posted: 9/29/2017 | Views: 593

Training includes administration of intranasal naloxone

County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health, are encouraging residents to take advantage of scheduled Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes.

The training, which meets New York State Department of Health requirements, will enable participants to recognize an opioid overdose, administer intranasal naloxone and take additional steps until EMS arrives. Participants will receive a certificate of completion and an emergency resuscitation kit that includes nasal naloxone. The classes will take place as follows:

 

Rocky Point

Thursday October 5, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Rocky Point High School

82 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, NY 11778

In conjunction with Legis. Sarah Anker

RSVP Required to
Robyn.Fellrath@suffolkcountyny.gov

or 631-854-1600

 

Miller Place

October 23, 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker

North Shore Youth Council & Miller Place School District

Miller Place High School Auditorium, 15 Memorial Dr. Miller Place, NY

Contact:
631-854-1600 by October 20

 

Learn more about the program; watch “Saving One Life at a Time with Narcan at Suffolk’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program.”

 

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