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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 Thursday, December 21, 2023.

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

“Learning to use naloxone is crucial, especially now, as it’s the most risky time for drug-related incidents,” said Schenectady County Legislator Michelle Ostrelich, Chair of the Health, Housing & Human Services Committee. “We provide free training, both in-person and online, to make it easy for everyone to help save lives.”

Date: Thursday, December 21, 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.