Suffolk County, Ny - December 8, 2015 - 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:
Monday, December 14, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Suffolk County Department of Health Services
Office of Health Education, North County Complex
725 Veterans Highway, Bldg. C928, Hauppauge, NY 11787
RSVP as soon as possible: 631-853-4017 or email
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Farmingville Fire Department
780 Horseblock Road, Farmingville NY 11738
This program made possible with the support of the Farmingville Fire District and the Farmingville Fire Department
RSVP before Dec.11, 2015: email or 631-732-6611
Friday, January 15, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Middle Country Public Library
101 Eastwood Blvd. Centereach, NY 11720
This program made possible with the support of NY State Assemblyman Al Graf and the Middle Country Public Library.
RSVP before Jan.11, 2016: email or 631-585-9393 ext.213.
Thursday, January 28, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Hope House Ministries Human Services Center
The Sister Aimee Room
1 High St. Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Presented by: Jennifer Serrentino, M.D. of Port Jefferson EMS
Call 631-928-2377 for more information.