Upcoming Events

Fentanyl & Overdose: A Discussion for Jeffco Communities

In observance of International Overdose Awareness Day, celebrated each year on August 31, Jefferson County Public Health and the Jefferson County Substance Use Partnership are hosting multiple in-person opportunities to learn more about drug overdose and prevention. 

 

A free, fact-based class about fentanyl, drug overdose and prevention in Jefferson County. Topics that will be discussed:

  • Fentanyl

  • Overdose facts and prevention

  • Who is at risk

  • Recognizing and responding to an overdose

  • Narcan (Naloxone)

Upcoming FREE classes

  • August 4, 6-7:30 p.m. at Arvada Library, 7525 West 57th Avenue., Arvada, Colorado 80002

  • August 10, 6-7:30 p.m. at Golden Library, 1019 10th St., Golden, Colorado 80401

  • August 14, 2-3:30 p.m. at Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73, Evergreen, Colorado 80439

  • August 17, 6-7:30 p.m. at Stanley Lake Library, 8485 Kipling Street, Arvada, Colorado 80005

  • August 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at Lakewood Library, 10200 West 20th Avenue., Lakewood, Colorado 80215

  • August 28, 2-3:30 p.m. at Columbine Library, 7706 West Bowles Avenue., Littleton, Colorado 80123

Contact information

For more information about these classes, resources related to overdose or safer use, or interest in bringing overdose education to your organization, contact our harm reduction specialist [External link].

Get Paid to Get Tested at JCPH

Join JCPH's Points West and sexual health services team for a free HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) testing clinic for individuals 18+.

  • No identification or insurance required. 

  • $10 incentive for HIV testing (additional incentives may be available for HCV testing).

  • Results provided within 30 minutes.

  • Hepatitis A and COVID-19 vaccines will also be available!

Date and Location

August 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 645 Parfet Street, Lakewood, CO

Contact information

To learn more about sexual health services at JCPH, visit: www.jeffco.us/2121/Sexually-Transmitted-Infections[External Link]