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Schenectady County to Host Free Community Naloxone Training

Schenectady County Naloxone Training Saves Lives

Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS) is hosting a free naloxone training and information session for community members on Wednesday, November 15, 2023.

Schenectady County has seen a troubling surge in overdoses recently, highlighting the need for increased awareness and intervention in the community.

“Understanding how to use Naloxone, a life-saving medication that can reverse opioid overdoses, can mean the difference between life and death in the fight against opioid overdoses,” said Schenectady County Legislator Michelle Ostrelich, Chair of the Health, Housing & Human Services Committee. “We’re offering free training and Naloxone kits to help empower individuals to be equipped and capable in times of need.”

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: McChesney Room at the Hon. Karen B. Johnson (Central) Library, 99 Clinton Street in Schenectady

Schenectady County residents who are unable to attend the in-person training session can access an online version at Free Naloxone kits are available from SCPHS for those who complete the training online.