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January 11, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ CORE Conference Room (Entrance C)
Frederick County Health Department Syringe Services Program (SSP) now offers the following FREE SERVICES:
• Distribution of sterile syringes & other injection equipment
• Distribution of fentanyl test strips
• Distribution of safe disposal containers & collection of used syringes
• Overdose response training & naloxone distribution
• Rapid HIV & Hepatitis C education, testing & linkage to care
• Wound care assessment, education & supplies
• Distribution of safe sex supplies
• Education on overdose prevention and safer injection practices
• Linkages to care & community resources
January 11, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Frederick County Health Department
This hour-long training is available for anyone at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication and anyone who may have an opportunity to help someone experiencing an overdose. You will learn: Types of Opioids; How to Recognize, Respond, and Prevent an Opioid Overdose; How to administer Naloxone/Narcan©; and Resources for Family Members, Friends & Loved Ones