From Theresa Baxter, UUP Upstate Medical Chapter Vice President for Professionals:
Attn UUP members and family of UUP members:
Your chapter of UUP along with the UUP Chapter Action Project is sponsoring an event to raise awareness about the Opioid Overdose Epidemic and learn a life-saving skill- Narcan Administration. Narcan (naloxone) is the opioid reversal medication for use in an opioid overdose emergency.
The Narcan Training Event will be held on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 5pm at SUNY Upstate Medical University New Academic Building room 4414A.
Who should attend: those who would like to learn more about Opioid Overdose, and those who are or that know someone who uses either prescribed or street opioids such as Heroin, oxycodone, morphine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, tramadol.
Registration is limited to 60 people to receive a kit, so sign up asap using the attached link. Register with SignUpGenie. Spots will fill up quickly and once they’re filled unfortunately we’ll have to close registration due to limited number of kits. One registration/kit per family please.
Light refreshments will be served.