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Suffolk County Announces Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes

Categories: Health Services | Author: gknutson | Posted: 11/29/2017 | Views: 335

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:

                                    

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



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

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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