The Beaufort County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Department, in partnership with the Beaufort County Library and the Beaufort County First Responder Project, will be offering a free 5 minute Narcan training Saturday, March 26, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
The training helps people understand how to identify the signs of an overdose and how to help someone who may be overdosing.
No appointment is required, and everyone who takes the five-minute training will receive free supplies of Narcan.
The 5-minute training will be held at the Bluffton Library 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton, and the St Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior Rd, St Helena Island.
Free “Deterra Bags” will be available too. These bags are the proper way to dispose of expired, unwanted medication.
For more information visit www.beaufortcountysc.gov/alcohol-and-drug.
Beaufort Co. Stormwater conducting drainage study on Lady’s Island
The Beaufort County Stormwater Department is doing a drainage study in a select area of northern Lady’s Island. Representatives of the Stormwater Department will be in the field beginning Monday, March 28 continuing through Sunday, May 1.
Survey and inventory work may require them to be on private property to complete the task. Please allow individuals in the field access to areas they may need.
The purpose of this study is to better understand drainage issues in the local area. The study area includes, but is not limited to, the following neighborhoods and roads: Tuxedo Park, Royal Pines, Southern Magnolia, Telfair, Marsh Harbor, Marsh Drive, Springfield Road, Fiddler, Middle Road, Shephard Road, Holly Hall Road, and Brickyard Point Road North and South.
All information gathered will only be used for the purposes of the drainage study. Representatives will be always wearing safety gear and identification from the Stormwater Department.
If you have any questions, please contact Beaufort County Stormwater at 843-255-2805.