Save a Life Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 13 different locations in Monongalia County. During the event, Monongalia County Quick Response Team (QRT) members will offer free naloxone administration training.
Save a Life Day locations include five McDonald’s restaurants in Morgantown: Sabraton, Westover, Star City, Pierpont, Suncrest Towne Centre; the WVU Mountainlair Green and the WVU Student Rec Center; Morgantown Farmers Market Pavilion; Pierpont Landing Pharmacy; Star City Fire & EMS; the 7-Eleven on Mason-Dixon Highway in Blacksville; Woodland United Methodist Church on the Mileground and Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church on Kingwood Pike.
Participants can just walk up to a table at any of these locations to receive the training. Naloxone is applied in the nasal passages as a nose spray and is easy for anyone to administer. Naloxone training has been a key component of the Monongalia County QRT, which formed in the spring of 2019.
For more information, read the full press release from the Mon County Health Department.