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Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes

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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 Program-Narcan Training Classes.

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School nurses assemble a naloxone syringe.

Suffolk County, NY - January 20 , 2016 - 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:     

Mattituck
Thursday,
February 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Mattituck Fire Station
1000 Pike St. Mattituck, NY 11952
RSVP via email

Greenlawn
Friday, February 12, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Harborfields Library
31 Broadway, Greenlawn NY 11740
RSVP To Sheila Sullivan at 631-271-8025 or email

Wyandanch
Thursday
February 18, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Wyandanch Community Resource Center
1585 Straight Path, Wyandanch NY 11798
RSVP To 631-643-1960 or email

Bohemia
Thursday March 03, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Connetquot Public Library
760 Ocean Ave. Bohemia, NY 11716
RSVP To 631-665-2311

Setauket
Thursday March 31, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Setauket Fire Station
Nicolls Rd. Setauket, NY 11733
RSVP to 631-854-1650 or email

Middle Island
Friday, May 13, 2016, 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
Longwood Public Library
800 Middle County Road, Middle Island NY 11953
RSVP to Krystina Sconzo at 631-207-0073 or email