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Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes for February 2017

LongIsland.com

County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health encourage residents to take advantage of Opioid Overdose Prevention Program-Narcan Training classes coming up.

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Still-shot from "Saving One Life At A Time with Narcan at Suffolk's Opioid Overdose Prevention Program" video.

Photo by: MYLITV, via YouTube.

Suffolk County, NY - February 2, 2017 - 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:

Westhampton Beach
Monday February 06, 2017, 6:30p.m. -7:30p.m.
Westhampton Beach Fire Department
92 Sunset Ave.
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
RSVP via email or call 631-852-8400

Farmingville
Tuesday February 28, 2017, 6:30p.m. -7:30p.m.
Farmingville Fire Department
780 Horseblock Road
Farmingville, NY 11738
RSVP required before February 20th to 631-732-6611 ext.717 or email

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