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Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes

County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health, are encouraging residents to take advantage of scheduled Opioid Overdose Prevention Program-Narcan Training Classes.

The training, which meets New York State Department of Health requirements, will enable participants to recognize an opioid overdose, administer intranasal Narcan and take additional steps until EMS arrives. Participants will receive a certificate of completion and an emergency resuscitation kit that includes nasal Narcan. The classes will take place as follows:

 

Hauppauge

Monday July 18, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Suffolk County Department of Health Services,

Office of Health Education

725 Veterans Highway, Bldg. C-928 Hauppauge, NY 11788

RSVP: Wanda Ortiz: wanda.ortiz@suffolkcountyny.gov or (631) 853-4017

Ronkonkoma

Wednesday July 27, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Ronkonkoma Fire Dept.

177 Portion Rd. Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Please pre-register by going to https://www.nysenate.gov/senators/thomas-d-croci

Please refer any questions to 631-360-3356.

 

Learn more about the county’s naloxone program; watch “Saving One Life at a Time with Narcan at Suffolk’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program.”

 

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