Opioid Overdose Prevention Class in Bridgehampton
Categories: Health Services |
Posted: 12/13/2018 |
County Executive Bellone announces a new Opioid Overdose Prevention Class which will take place on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm at the Bridgehampton Library. The training, which meets New York State Department of Health requirements, will enable participants to recognize an opioid overdose, administer intranasal naloxone better known as Narcan, and take additional time-dependent steps while Emergency Medical Service teams are in transit. Participants will receive a certificate of completion and an emergency resuscitation kit that includes the intranasal Narcan. The class is being offered in conjunction with Legislator Bridget Fleming, HUGS, Inc., SAFE in Sag Harbor, Southampton Police Department, Suffolk County Dept. of Health Services, and the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office. Those who are interested in attending should respond to Paul.Brady@suffolkcountyny.gov or call 631-852-8400.