Tag Archives: Narcan

Unintentional Overdoses and Fentanyl

A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, examined overdose deaths in Ohio that occurred in between January and February of this year. It is already known that fentanyl has become a significant contributor to unintentional overdose deaths in the United States. The report highlighted that in approximately 90% of the unintentional overdose deaths examined during this timeframe fentanyl, fentanyl analogs (synthetic opioids) or both were the...

Upcoming Narcan Training Classes in Suffolk County

County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health, encourage residents to take advantage of free 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. “Our...

Suffolk County Narcan Training Classes

Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes 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...