2012-11-15 / News

Red Cross classes set

ESCANABA – Each year, nearly five million people learn how to prepare themselves, their households and businesses for emergencies. The American Red Cross in Delta and Schoolcraft Counties is offering the following courses in the area.

The First Aid and CPR/AED courses teach people how to perform CPR and use an AED (automated external defibrillator), what to do if someone is choking, and how to prevent and respond to other emergencies until advanced medical help arrives. Course participants also learn how to control bleeding, as well as how to care for seizures and other sudden illnesses.

All classes are held at the Escanaba Office, located at 504 1st Avenue North.

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/ CPR/AED ($110): Nov. 19, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Nov. 20, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/ CPR/AED Review ($90): Nov. 10, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., or Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Red Cross training courses meet OSHA guidelines, feature hands-on skills practice and include 2 year certifications, free digital materials and skill refreshers. Visit redcross.org/ training or call (800) REDCROSS for details and to register for a class.

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