Community Action offering Narcan training, and nutrition classes at Holley site

By Ginny Kropf, correspondent Posted 15 March 2023 at 12:04 pm

HOLLEY – Community Action of Orleans and Genesee has been working hard to bring cost-free health-related educational opportunities to the public, according to Jeanette Worsley, case manager and health coach at Community Action.

There will be a Narcan training class at 10:30 a.m. on March 29. Attendees will learn to spot signs of an opiate overdose and the correct way to administer the life-saving overdose reversal drug, Narcan. All participants will receive a free Narcan kit to take home.

Community Action is partnering with GCASA to offer the class for free that is open to the public. However, participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Pre-registration is required. To sign up, call or text (585) 866-5494, or stop by the Holley center at 75 Public Square.

In addition, Community Action is offering a free eight-week nutrition-based series titled “Promote Health, Precent Cancer” that will cover topics such as healthy eating patterns, portion size, nutrition, maintaining a healthy weight and physical activity.

The series will be presented by an educator from the Center for Community Health and Prevention at the University of Rochester.

Classes will take place at 12:30 p.m. Monday starting April 17 at the Eastern Orleans Community Center, 75 Public Square in Holley.

Pre-registration is required. To sign up, contact Katie at (585) 350-9190 or e-mail