Wayne County Combined General Health District - Wooster, Ohio

Project DAWN - Free Narcan Training

The Wayne County Health Department would like to announce that it is now a participant in the Ohio Department of Health Project DAWN. Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) is a free community-based overdose education and Narcan (Naloxone) distribution program.

The Health Department will be offering classes for community members that will train participants on:
• Recognizing the signs and symptoms of overdose
• Distinguishing between different types of overdose
• Performing rescue breathing
• Calling emergency medical services
• Administering intranasal Narcan (Naloxone)

Upon completion of the 1 ½ hour class, participants will be issued a Project Dawn Kit, which will include 2 doses of Narcan (Naloxone), a medication that can reverse an overdose that is caused by an opioid drug.

Classes will be held at the Wayne County Health Department during the months of February, April, June, August, October, and December on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

The classes are offered free of charge, but registration is required.
Please call the Wayne County Health Department at 330-264-9590 to register.

Wayne Health Department Hours

Health Department Office Hours

General Business Monday - Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM for all divisions
Vital Statistics (birth and death certificates) issued Monday - Friday  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Environmental Health Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Closed for lunch from 12:00 - 1:15
WIC - By Appointment Only.  Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
          Walk-In Newsletters:  Tuesday:  11:30 AM - 1:30 PM; Thursday:  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Pt. Care Walk-In Clinics Monday-Wednesday-Friday 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM and 1:00 - 4:00.

To report a Communicable Disease or other Health Emergency after normal business hours
please call 330-264-2222


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