Jefferson County Area Safety Network

         JEFFERSON COUNTY

AREA SAFETY NETWORK

 

 

January 9, 2020 Meeting Notice

 

DATE:                       Thursday, January 9, 2020

 

TIME:                        8:00 a.m. – Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Program

 

COST:                       $15.00 for members – $25.00 for non-members – $15.00 for students

Cash or checks payable at the door- Jefferson County Area Safety Network (JCASN)

 

LOCATION:           Workforce Development Center

UW Extension Office

864 Collins Road

Jefferson, WI 53549       Rooms 08 & 09-Lower Level

CALL TO

ORDER:                    Jake Lowell – JCASN Chair

State Risk Management

 

PROGRAM:            Helping to keep workers safe through Opiate and Drug Awareness

Drugs use/abuse affects many of our workers today, whether it is the worker themselves or the effects from a family member suffering from abuse. This presentation will review the common substances of abuse and how to recognize signs of drug use.  We will discuss the current state of recreationally marijuana and legalization in adjacent states as of 1/1/20.   Also, current issues with using CBD oil and vaping as well as Opiate abuse.

 

SPEAKER:             Emi Reiner, MPH, RN

Emi Reiner has been a Public Health Nurse at the Jefferson County Health Department since 2015 and has led the Jefferson County Drug Free Coalition since 2017.  Emi has successfully obtained grants to address opioid misuse and abuse, coordinated data collection efforts to assess needs, organized town halls related to substance use, and provided community education through Naloxone training. Emi is skilled in engaging community partners to work on substance abuse prevention strategies.

Emi has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a Masters of Public Health from George Washington University.

 

 

NOTES:                   Please contact Mary Hughes to RSVP no later than Monday, January 6, 2020

 

To RSVP, CALL (920) 568-6543, FAX this meeting notice with your name(s) to (920) 568-6545, or by email to mary.hughes@forthc.com.