Front Porch: Shelter volunteers to learn about opiate overdose drug

Volunteers to learn about overdose drug

Organizers from the Snohomish Cold Weather Shelter and the Medical Reserve Corp are offering a presentation by the Snohomish Health District about delivering nasal Naloxone. Also called Narcan, Naloxone can effectively reverse the effects of an opiate overdose and potentially save lives. Death and dependence from opiate drugs are a growing problem in Snohomish County. Volunteer training for the Snohomish shelter at 6 p.m. Monday will include information on detoxing from drugs and good samaritan laws in Washington. It is to take place at the Snohomish Evangelical Free Church, 210 Ave. B. For more information, call Janet McElvaine at 360.563.2454 or email jmelvaine@gmail.com.

First Thursday at Hibulb: The first Thursday of each month is free admission to the Tulalip Tribes’ Hibulb Cultural Center, located on the reservation at 6410 23rd Ave. NE. This Thursday also is poetry night, with Jessica Madison reading from her work starting at 6 p.m. Open mic starts at 7 p.m. Museum hours on first Thursdays are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call 360-716-2600.

Dental clinic opens: The Sno-Isle Technical Dental Clinic in Everett will be open Wednesdays and Thursdays from Nov. 4 through March 24. A limited number of openings are available at 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. for reduced cost services. For $75 per appointment, clients will receive full mouth X-rays, an exam and cleaning from a licensed dentist. Cavities diagnosed on site may be composite restored in a follow-up appointment for an additional $75. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 425-348-2240.

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