Sunday, February 25, 2024

Sentara hosts free opioid awareness event

HAMPTON — Sentara Careplex Hospital is hosting an event for kids and adults about the opioid epidemic on Friday.

This event is open to the public and includes a light breakfast.

Kelly McCarthy, brand engagement consultant for Sentara, said the event is part of a quarterly series of community discussions with different topics and field experts.

A Community Response to the Opioids Epidemic is at the Sentara Careplex Hospital Conference Rooms B and C, 3000 Coliseum Drive on Friday from 8 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Registration is not required but encouraged. For more information or to RSVP, contact Jerry Kellam at

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
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