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Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes in August

LongIsland.com

County Exec. Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health, encourage residents to attend Opioid Overdose Prevention Program-Narcan Training Classes.

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Suffolk County, NY - July 27, 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:
 
Sag Harbor
Narcan Training and Prescription Medication Disposal
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sag Harbor Fire Department Headquarters
1357 Brick Kiln Rd
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
RSVP required to Legislator Bridget Fleming’s Office
631-852 8400 or email

Hauppauge
Monday August 15, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Suffolk County Dept. of Health Services,
Office of Health Education
725 Veterans Highway, Bldg. C-928 Hauppauge, NY 11788
RSVP To Wanda Ortiz: email

Wednesday August 31, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Hauppauge Library
601 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
RSVP required to email or 631-979-1600

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