Suffolk County, NY - September 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:
Thursday September 29, 2016, 6:30p.m.-7:30p.m.
North Patchogue Fire Dept.
33 Davidson Ave. Patchogue, NY 11772
Pre-registration required online or call 631-360-3356.
Tuesday October 4, 2016, 6:30p.m.-7:30p.m.
Centereach Fire Dept.
9 South Washington Ave. Centereach, NY 11720
Monday October 17, 2016, 6:00p.m.-7:30p.m.
Suffolk County Dept. of Health Services,
Office of Health Education
725 Veterans Highway, Bldg. C-928 Hauppauge, NY 11788
RSVP To 631-853-4017 or Wanda Ortiz: email
Tuesday October 25, 2016, 6:30p.m. -7:30p.m.
Town of Brookhaven Offices
2nd Floor Cafeteria
1 Independence Hill
Farmingville, NY 11738
RSVP required to Amy Gironda email or 631-451-8011
Learn more about the program; watch “Saving One Life at a Time with Narcan at Suffolk’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program.”