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Suffolk County Announces Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes

Categories: Health Services | Author: gknutson | Posted: 5/16/2018 | Views: 1568


         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 intranasal naloxone. The classes will take place as follows:


In conjunction with the Huntington Community First Aid Squad and Legislator William Spencer, MD

Saturday, June 2, 2018


Huntington Community First Aid Squad

2 Railroad Street

Huntington Station, NY 11746


Community Drug Awareness and Opioid Overdose Prevention

In conjunction with the North Babylon Community Youth Services

Thursday June 7, 2018

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

North Babylon Teen Center

213 Phelps Lane

North Babylon, NY 11703

RSVP required to

Or call 631-422-0333


Hosted by Community Ambulance Company, a New York State Dept. of Health Authorized Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

This class also includes training in hands-only CPR

Saturday, June 9, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Community Ambulance Company Headquarters

420 Lakeland Ave.

Sayville, NY 11782

RSVP required by going to


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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