Upcoming classes on Hands-Only CPR and Stroke, plus others!

We’re beginning to receive and see announcements about preparedness classes.

This series includes a session in High Point (and two in other locations) about Hands-Only CPR and Stroke, from Recreation Specialist, Carol Baxter-Clubine, City of Seattle.

Hands-Only CPR & Stroke classes

Here are the dates for our February and March classes.  Please register for
these classes, they do fill quickly.  Information on who to call is listed
below each session.

Take this one hour class to learn about hands on CPR and how to recognize
signs of a stroke. You will come away with the ability to recognize serious
medical emergencies and how to communicate and collaborate with 9-1-1
dispatchers. This is not a certification class.  This class is intended for
seniors, 50 and older.

These classes are brought to you through a collaboration of Seattle Parks
and Recreation’s Lifelong Recreation Programs, King County EMS, and the UW Public Health Students.

Feb. 21, Wed                                      10-11 am             #172266
Garfield Community Center           2323 E Cherry St, 98122
Call 206-684-4240 to register

March 13, Tues                                  6:00-7:00 pm    #172112
High Point Community Center       6920 34th Ave SW, 98126
Call 206-935-2162 to register

March 14, Wed                                       10:30-11:30 am          #172342
Rainier Community Center                 4600 38th Ave S 98118
Call 206-684-7484 to register

We are working on developing more classes for those who can only attend in the evening, and will be getting that information out once we have finalized the details.

Other emergency preparedness training sessions:  If you are interested in the ongoing training sessions (such as Basic Aid, Disaster Skills, or Light Search and Rescue) offered by the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, you’ll find information about them here:

http://www.seattle.gov/emergency-management/training

http://www.seattle.gov/emergency-management/about-us/event-calendar/

At the moment, I only see one session offered near West Seattle during February and March. Light Seach and Rescue will be offered on March 19th, 6 to 8 PM, at the SFD’s Joint Training Facility (JTF) on Myers Way S. Register via the Event Calendar link above.

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