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Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes

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Suffolk County residents are encouraged to take advantage of scheduled Opioid Overdose Prevention Program-Narcan Training Classes.

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Participants will receive a certificate of completion and an emergency resuscitation kit that includes nasal Narcan.

Photo by: Saving One Life At A Time with Narcan at Suffolk's Opioid Overdose Prevention Program, via YouTube.

Suffolk County, NY - October 26, 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:

East Setauket
Thursday November 3, 2016, 6:00p.m. -7:00p.m.
Ward Melville High School Cafeteria
380 Old Town Rd
East Setauket, NY 11733
RSVP Required to the Office of Legislator Kara Hahn at (631) 854-1650 or email

Brightwaters
Monday November 14, 2016, 6:30p.m.-7:30p.m.
Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library
1 South Country Road
Brightwaters, NY 11718
RSVP by e-mail to Kristy Evans
Supported by Kiwanis Club of The Islips & Bay Shore

Hauppauge
Monday November 14, 2016, 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Suffolk County Department of Health Services
Office of Health Education
725 Veterans Memorial Highway Building C-928
Hauppauge, NY 11788
RSVP To 631-853-4017 or Wanda Ortiz

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