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Tapestry Health is a locally grown, community-based non-profit in western Massachusetts that offers affordable, high quality care. Our sites provide family planning services, reproductive health exams, STI screenings, HIV counseling and testing, needle exchange, outreach efforts, a WIC nutrition program, and much more. Continue...
Tapestry Health is holding trainings across Franklin County to learn how to recognize and prevent an opioid overdose, what to do if one occurs, including calling 911, how to perform rescue breathing, and how to administer nasal naloxone or Narcan. Free Narcan will be available after the training.
Thursday, October 8, 6:00pm: Athol High School, 2363 Main Street, Athol
Wednesday, October 14, 6:00pm: Frontier Regional High School, 113 N. Main Street, South Deerfield
Tuesday, October 20, 6:00pm: Montague Police Station, 180 Turnpike Road, Turners Falls
Tuesday, November 3, 6:00pm: Sunderland Public Library, 20 School Street, Sunderland
Tuesday, November 10, 6:00pm: Mahar Regional School, 507 Main Street, Orange
By Jackie BrunoWWLP 22NEWSDecember 1, 2010
Wednesday December 1st is World AIDS day. Tapestry Health is honoring the day with free HIV testing at locations throughout the Pioneer Valley for the entire week.
On Wednesday, they were at UMass Amherst testing college students for the disease.
With a simple swipe of one's cheek or a prick of the finger, students were able to get their results within 20 minutes.
Dennis Canty, of Tapestry Health, told 22News, "There's a lot of research that indicates that 18 to 24 year old population has one of the highest growing rates of HIV infections. We want to come out to the colleges because it's a great way to get in touch with this population."
Canty said one in every three Massachusetts residents who have HIV doesn’t know it, and knowing your status is the best way to reduce the spread of HIV.
Original article here.
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