Suffolk County Announces Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes – Training includes administration of intranasal naloxone

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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:

Community Drug Awareness and Opioid Overdose Prevention

In conjunction with the West Babylon Schools

Thursday March 1, 2018

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

West Babylon Senior High School

Performing Arts Center

500 Great East Neck Road

West Babylon, NY 11704

RSVP required to
https://goo.gl/forms/DgtdbbabLqmyGpzF2  or call 631-376-7067

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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