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Cayuga Medical Center Expanding Access to Naloxone to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

Ithaca, NY – November 22, 2022 – Cayuga Medical Center (CMC), a member of Cayuga Health, is joining a number of community organizations in Tompkins County as an Opioid Overdose Prevention Program, offering naloxone (Narcan) for free to patients on site. A recent Health Alert from the Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) highlighted the urgency of preventing overdoses, as numbers of potentially fatal overdoses in our community continue to grow. The county has seen an increase in drug related deaths from 19 in 2020 to 25 in 2021 (32%). That number continues to rise in 2022.

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Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services and Cayuga Health Mark 50th Anniversary of CARS; Recognize Founder

Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS), Cayuga Health leadership, and staff supporters gathered for CARS’ 50th Anniversary Celebration at Hotel Ithaca on November 16th. During the event, Jason Wittman, M.P.S., the founder of CARS, was recognized for his achievement during his many years of providing care for youth and adults struggling with addiction. (more…)

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About Cayuga Medical Center

We are a not-for-profit, acute-care medical center bringing state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services to the residents of Tompkins, Cortland, Seneca, and Tioga counties. And a century after our founding, we remain intrinsically tied to those we serve: our corporate membership includes representatives from over 100 community organizations. At Cayuga Medical Center, we believe that hospitals are shaped by the people they serve

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