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Suffolk County Announces Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes

Categories: Health Services | Author: gknutson | Posted: 10/27/2017 | Views: 553

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:

 

Monday October 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Cornel Cooperative Extension in conjunction with Legislator Al Krupski

423 Griffing Ave., Riverhead, NY

RSVP required:
John.Stype@suffolkcountyny.gov or 631-852-3200

Wednesday November 1, 2017, 6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Harborfields High School in conjunction with State Senator Carl Marcellino and the SCPD

98 Taylor Ave., Greenlawn, NY

For more information contact Robert Conte, Outreach Coordinator for Senator Carl Marcellino at
516-922-1811

or 2nd Precinct Community Liaison Officer Claudia Delgado at
631-854-8253

Download Informational Flyer - PDF Format

November 8, 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

Contact:
516-747-2606

November 16, 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

Contact:
631-979-1700

November 16, 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

Contact:
631-979-1700

Thursday November 16, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Farmingville FD Headquarters

780 Horseblock Road, Farmingville, NY

RSVP required:
jkern@farmingvillefd.org or (631) 732-6611 ext. 717

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

Registration not required. Download Informational Flyer - PDF Format

 

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

 

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