TODAY: 6 Buckhannon Locations: Free Naloxone (Narcan), Fentanyl Testing Strips and Training

September 8, 2022

Mountaineer News

Community Health

BUCKHANNON – Today is Save a Life day, and all fifty-five counties in West Virginia are participating.

Six locations in Buckhannon and one location in Rock Cave 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.

Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is an opioid antagonist medication that can quickly reverse opioid overdoses.

All locations will be open at 10:00am through 6:00pm (or until supplies last). Receive Narcan training, free Naloxone (Narcan) and fentanyl testing strips.

Locations participating in Save a Life Day today 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

Outside of Buckhannon -

Community Connections - Rock Cave

Editor's note: This article was originally posted on September 5, 2022 and republished for today's event with a new location added in Rock Cave.