Suffolk County Announces Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes

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Training includes administration of intranasal naloxone

 

Officer training with Narcan

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 Turnpike
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  


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