MACo January 2019 Winter Conference attendees received important life saving training in handling opioid overdose and hands-only CPR. The panel, “Stayin’ Alive” – Learn to Save a Life with Naloxone Training for Opioid Overdoes and Hands-Only CPR, was held on Thursday, January 3.
Baltimore County Health Officer and Director of Health and Human Services Gregory Brach and Garret County Health Officer Robert Stephens conducted the training. Attendees learned how to identify and handle someone undergoing an opioid overdose, including administration of the overdose medication Naloxone. Hands-only CPR training was also provided. Those who completed the certificated training received a Naloxone sample and a CPR kit.