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Suffolk County Announces Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes

Categories: Health Services | Author: gknutson | Posted: 11/17/2017 | Views: 477

 

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:

 

Tuesday November 21, 2017, in conjunction with Ronkonkoma Rotary

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Ronkonkoma Fire District Building

117 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

RSVP by November 21 required to Cgoveia@optonline.net

Monday, November 27, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Smithtown Central School District & Community Association of Greater St. James, Inc.

Nesaquake Middle School

479 Edgewood Ave.

St. James, NY 11780

Download Informational Flyer - PDF Format

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Please arrive by 5:45

Sponsored by Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

1025 Old Country Road, Suite 221

Westbury, NY 11590

Contact: 516-747-2606

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Legislator Bridget Fleming, In conjunction with County Executive Steve Bellone, Bridgehampton Child Care Center, Hugs Inc., Southampton Town Police, Suffolk County Dept. of Health Services, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office, Thomas’ Hope.

Bridgehampton Child Care Center

551 Sag Harbor Tpke,

Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Will include Narcan Training and RX Drug Disposal

RSVP Legislator Bridget Flemings Office 631-852-8400

Paul.Brady@suffolkcountyny.gov

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Please arrive by 5:45

Sponsored by Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

1324 Motor Parkway, Suite 102

Hauppauge, NY 11749

Contact: 631-979-1700

Thursday December 28, 2017, in conjunction with Southold FD and North Fork Rescue Ambulance Assn

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Southold Fire Department

55135 Main Road

Southold, NY 11971

RSVP before December 22 required to 631-765-3385 or nfvrsa@aol.com

 

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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