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Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force announces Narcan use training schedule for spring


Thu, Feb 24th 2022 07:35 pm

The Erie County Department of Health and the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force announced the next three months of free trainings, where participants will learn to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and use Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an opioid overdose.

All participants will receive a free Narcan kit after the training is complete.

Virtual training participants will need a computer with internet access, or a smart phone with the ability to access WebEx. Additional in-person trainings will be announced. For information on a group training for a business or organization, call 716-858-7695. Register for virtual or in-person trainings at http://www.erie.gov/opioidtrainings.

•Virtual training dates:

  • Wednesday, March 9, noon
  • Saturday, March 19, 9 a.m.
  • Friday, April 1, noon
  • Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 4, noon
  • Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.

•In-person trainings at Erie County Emergency Training and Operation Center, 3359 Broadway No. 2, Buffalo

  • Saturday, March 12, 9 a.m.
  • Tuesday, March 15, 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 6, 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m.
  • Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m.

For more:

√ Text for Narcan: 716-225-5473

√ Request an emergency Narcan box for your business (online form)

√ Buffalo & Erie County Addiction Hotline: 716-831-7007

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