September 8, 2022
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.