Huntington, WV, was at the forefront of the opioid epidemic that has swept across the country. As a result of this lingering epidemic, the job of first responders has changed drastically, placing more stress than ever on those that serve our communities. This presentation by Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader will provide an overview of the opioid crisis in Huntington and the programs that have been put in place to assist first responders that serve on the frontlines of this epidemic.
PH&S Products, an ISO 9001 (with design) certified company, is a leader in the designing and development of innovative hand protection for municipal government agencies as well as emergency response teams and other agencies in the public health and safety market. All glove styles are manufactured to the strictest standards of quality including several NFPA certified gloves. The “Get-A-Grip” glove is FDA certified glove for first responders that gives permeation protection against fentanyl, heroin and gastric acid when encountered with an opioid incident.