Narcan Training:  Sept. 17

The Red Cross in Morrisonville, NY, is offering a free Narcan training seminar on Sept. 17 from 6-7:30 p.m. Narcan is a brand name for naloxone, a medication designed to rapidly reverse opiod overdose. This training is for ALL community members, regardless of your level of knowledge about opioid overdose. Please contact Ursula Jones at to sign up. Community members who participate can expect to learn the following:

  • Signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose;
  • Steps in how to respond to an overdose and how to administer naloxone;
  • Review the NYSDOH cost-saving program Naloxone Co-payment Assistance Program (N-CAP) and identify participating pharmacies where New Yorkers can get naloxone by using their prescription coverage through their health insurance plan; and
  • The benefits of the NYS 911 Good Samaritan Law, including the importance of calling emergency medical services.