Free Community Trainings in Opioid Overdose Recognition & Use of Naloxone for Reversal

Training Information 

  • The ECDOH provides training to Erie County residents on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. This training includes how to use the aerosol version of naloxone (Narcan) to reverse the overdose.
  • There is NO COST to attend this training. Participants must be at least 16 years old.
  • Naloxone is a benign drug. If it is administered when an individual is not experiencing an opioid overdose, no harm will come to the patient.
  • Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to recognize the signs & symptoms of an opioid overdose, administer naloxone (Narcan) properly and take necessary follow-up steps.  

Training Schedule & Registration (click on link to register) - Online Registration & pre-registration is highly recommended as space is limited.  

Tuesday, November 12, 2019; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Good Shepherd Community of Faith, 187 Southside Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14220

Saturday, November 16, 2019; 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Buffalo Friends Meeting Quakers, 1272 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209

Wednesday, December 4, 2019; 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, The Genesis Center, 2163 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY 14210

Thursday, December 12, 2019; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Sparks of Hope Recovery Support Center, 107 Main Street, Hamburg, NY 14075

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203

Thursday, February 13, 2020; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Sparks of Hope Recovery Support Center, 107 Main Street, Hamburg, NY 14075 

Saturday, February 8, 2020; 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM, The Genesis Center, 2163 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY 14210  

Saturday, June 6, 2020; 2:30 PM – 2:30 PM, The Genesis Center, 2163 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY 14210 

Wednesday, April 8, 2020; 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, The Genesis Center, 2163 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY 14210  

Training Materials

Program Contact

Cheryll Moore
Medical Care Administrator
95 Franklin St., Room 911
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: (716) 858-7695
Fax: (716) 858-8701
Cheryll.Moore@erie.gov

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Contact

Phone: (716) 858-7690

Fax: (716) 858-8701

Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)
95 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

ECDOH Locations

Western New York 211