Updated: Sep 7, 2022
September 5, 2022
BUCKHANNON – September 8th is Save a Life day, and all fifty-five counties in West Virginia are participating.
Six locations in Buckhannon will be providing Narcan training, free Nalaxone (Narcan) and fentanyl testing strips.
Naloxone (Narcan) is used in people of all ages if opioid overdose happens or has possibly happened. It is usually administered by a loved one or caregiver if they think opioid overdose has occurred.
Save a Life Day will take place Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and people can receive Narcan training, free Naloxone (Narcan) and fentanyl testing strips. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is an opioid antagonist medication that can quickly reverse opioid overdoses.
Locations participating in Save a Life Day include :
Blades and Fades Barbershop and Tattoo Studio - 10 North Spring Street
Buckhannon Community Care - 36 N. Kanawha Street
The Opportunity House - 47 Cleveland Avenue
The 180 Center Inc, Lazarus House - 52 N. Florida Street
Jawbone Park on Madison Street
Community Care - 78 Queens Alley Road