Suffolk 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:
Friday, September 16, 2016, 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
Central Islip Library
33 Hawthorne Ave
Central Islip, NY 11722
RSVP required register (631) 234-9333 Ext 116 or 117
Monday, September 19, 2016, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about the program; watch “Saving One Life at a Time with Narcan at Suffolk’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program