Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition Presents Free Naloxone Training for Community - Archived


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Barbara Mackovic, Senior Manager
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Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition Presents Free Naloxone Training for Community
Lifesaving drug kit free to participants March 15


Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, has teamed up with the Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition to host a free naloxone training session for community members. The lifesaving medication, also known as Narcan, is used to reverse the effects of opiate overdose.

During the 20-minute session, each participant will learn how to recognize, respond to and reverse an opiate overdose. Following the training, participants will receive a free drug kit that contains Narcan.

WHAT:
Naloxone Training Class

WHEN:
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
2:30-4:40 p.m.

WHERE:
Our Lady of Peace
Lourdes Conference Room
2020 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205

WHO:
Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition Instructors

MORE:
The training is free and open for 50 participates in each class. Participants may sign up for a 20-minute session.

Session one: 2:30-2:50 p.m.
Session two: 3:10-3:30 p.m.
Session three: 3:50-4:10 p.m.
Session four: 4:20-4:40 p.m.

To register for a session, go to https://kyhrc.org and click on the March 15 date.

About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations including, hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. The system is made up of the former Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System, along with the University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KentuckyOne Health is proud of and strengthened by its Catholic, Jewish and academic heritages.
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Publish Date: 

Monday, March 13, 2017