Governor Kay Ivey has amended the current Safer at Home order to include a statewide mask requirement effective July 16, 2020 at 5 PM until July 31, 2020 at 5 PM. Read the order here.

Naloxone Training

The Jefferson County Department of Health is offering free, 1-hour trainings on how to recognize, prevent, and respond to an opioid overdose by using naloxone. Naloxone is a prescription medication used to reverse an opioid overdose. Opioids are substances such as heroin, fentanyl, or prescription pain medication.

If you are interested in scheduling a training for your organization, please email with your request.

Upcoming events

The following trainings will be held in the parking lot of each Jefferson County Health Center listed below. They are open to anyone interested.

Time:  9:00 am - 11:00am

Naloxone Training at Central Health Center Central Health Center July 21, 2020

For more details, view our calendar here.

**Attention: Due to COVID-19, masks will be required to attend and social distancing measures will be enforced for the safety of all.**

What Is Naloxone?

Naloxone is a prescription medicine that reverses an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get high and it is not addictive.

Who Can Attend?

  • People worried that a loved one or community member is at risk for overdosing on opioids.
  • People who work with populations at risk for overdosing on an opioid.

What Will I Learn?

  • What an opioid is.
  • How to recognize, respond to, and prevent an opioid overdose.
  • How to use intranasal naloxone to reverse an overdose.
  • Resources for getting help for you or a loved one struggling with substance use disorder.

What Will I Get for Completing the Training?

A free naloxone kit containing the medication and training on how to recognize and reverse an opioid overdose.
Central Health Center
(Guy M. Tate)

1400 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 588-5234

(205) 933-9110
Eastern Health Center
601 West Blvd Roebuck
Birmingham, AL 35206
Programs and Clinics
(205) 588-5234
Western Health Center
631 Bessemer Super Hwy
Midfield, AL 35228
Programs and Clinics
(205) 588-5234
Hours of Operation:
All Centers are open 7:45am to 4:30pm. Phone lines for clinic appointments open at 7:00am Monday through Friday.

If this is a Medical Emergency call 911.
If you are a patient and need to reach your health care team after business hours for non-life threatening conditions, call 205-588-5234. For Medical Emergencies dial 911.

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