In response to the opioid crisis, Heritage Valley Family Medicine Center in collaboration with the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls, and Beaver County Behavioral Health, Drug and Alcohol Program is providing free Naloxone training events to the Beaver Falls community. The next session is scheduled from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls, 1301 7th Avenue Beaver Falls PA 15010.
At the training, participants will learn how to recognize signs of opioid overdose, how to give Naloxone to a person who has an opioid overdose, practice giving Naloxone on mannequins with a Naloxone demo kit, obtain Beaver County’s specific data of opioid overdose. Each participant will receive a free Naloxone kit.
Prior sessions were well received and we look forward to having the event further announced to the community. Please call either the Heritage Valley Family Medicine Center at 724-773-8900 or Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls at 724-846-4340 to RSVP for the event.
About Heritage Valley Health System
Heritage Valley Health System is a $535 million integrated delivery network providing comprehensive health care for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia. In partnership with 4,100 employees and more than 630 physicians, Heritage Valley offers a broad range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services at its three hospitals, Heritage Valley Sewickley, Heritage Valley Beaver and Heritage Valley Kennedy; in 55 physician offices; and more than 21 community satellite facilities. For more information about Heritage Valley Health System, please visit www.heritagevalley.org.