The Provincetown Health Department has scheduled two free trainings at Town Hall that are open to members of the public during the month of January. AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod will provide Overdose Education and Narcan Training on January 23 and Chip Reilly, Emergency Preparedness Specialist for Barnstable County, will provide Emergency Preparedness Training on January 30.
Overdose Education and Narcan Training:
- Monday, January 23, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Judge Welsh Room, Provincetown Town Hall, 260 Commercial St.
- Only 35 spots available; must register by emailing email@example.com
- Throughout Cape Cod and the Islands, AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod (ASGCC) has trained nearly 3,000 citizen responders including numerous health services providers, first responders and law enforcement officers. ASGCC is one of 24 community-based agencies participating in the Massachusetts Overdose Prevention Initiative, a program created by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In this training, you will learn:
- Opioid overdose risk factors
- How to identify a possible overdose
- How to administer Narcan
Emergency Preparedness Training:
- Monday, January 30, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Town Hall Auditorium, Provincetown Town Hall, 260 Commercial St.
- No registration required
- The winter of 2021-2022 included a hurricane, Nor’easter, a blizzard and a tornado, resulting in power outages for many in our community. Chip Reilly, Emergency Preparedness Specialist for Barnstable County, will share best practices for preparing for storms and floods this upcoming fall and winter. In this training, you will learn:
- How to build an emergency kit
- Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities and Access and Functional Needs
- Safety tips for sheltering in place
- How to support your family and neighbors before, during, and after a storm