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KELSEYVILLE, Calif. – American Red Cross, serving Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties is offering health and safety training in Kelseyville on Sunday, Feb. 20.
Any combination of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adults and children, automated external defibrillator (AED) and first aid is available on those dates.
The class components include:
Adult CPR with AED (Certificate: adult CPR/AED, valid two years).
Child and infant CPR with AED (Certificate: child and infant CPR, valid two years).
First aid (Certificate: First aid, valid two years).
The classes take place on Sunday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. at the fire station, 4020 Main St.
The cost ranges from $45 to $70 per person depending on the components chosen.
Based on those components, students will learn how to respond to adult, child and infant emergencies by providing CPR, plus how to deal with cuts, bruises, bone and muscle injuries, shock, bleeding other first aid emergencies, and how to use an automated external defibrillator.
Fees for CPR, first aid, or other classes from the local Red Cross goes to help families who've just lost their homes, members of the armed forces and their families, and help the community get prepared and stay safe.
Participants can register for classes in any one of five ways:
Call 707-577-7600 for exact times (To register, have credit card ready);
Fax registration information to 707-543-8523 (include date and time of class desired, VISA/MasterCard information, phone and all contact information);
Mail check or credit card information (include same information as for fax);
Visit the chapter (5297 Aero Drive, Santa Rosa) from Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
American Red Cross, Sonoma, Mendocino & Lake Counties is a neutral, humanitarian organization that provides relief to victims of disasters, and prepares people to prevent and respond to emergencies.
Like all Red Cross chapters, the local chapter is self-sustaining and is funded by local contributions. All assistance to disaster victims and to members of the armed forces provided by the chapter is free and made possible by voluntary donations of time and money by the people of Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake counties.
Donations can be made at www.arcsm.org, www.redcross.org, via mail to American Red Cross, 5297 Aero Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, or by phone at 707-577-7627 (Sonoma and Lake counties) or 707-463-0112 (Mendocino County).