Free Public Naloxone Nasal Spray Training Wednesday At Downtown Everett Library

January 30, 2018

Everett, Everett Government

NARCAN Word in from Everett Public Library on a special program tomorrow night.
Community members are invited to join Amy Austin, opioid outreach specialist with Snohomish County Human Services, in learning how to administer naloxone, also known as Narcan, a nasal spray that can block the effects of an opioid overdose.

This free training will also include information about opioids, how they affect the human body, who is at risk of an overdose, and what an opioid overdose looks like and about the overdose antidote.

Narcan will not be provided to those attending the training, though attendees will learn how to purchase it. Several law enforcement agencies in the county, including the Everett Police Department, are now using Narcan to reverse overdose symptoms. As of Dec. 2017, Everett Police have reversed 67 overdoses using Narcan.

No RSVP is needed for the training. For more information, contact Cameron Johnson at the
Everett Public Library at 425-257-7640 or cjohnson@everettwa.gov.

The training is set for this Wednesday January 31st from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at the Main Everett Library auditorium at 2702 Hoyt Avenue in downtown Everett.



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