Learn how to ‘Stop the Bleed’ and more in Farmington Hills

The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC), in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, will offer a February 21 American Heart Association Heartsaver® Class, featuring instruction in CPR/AED (Automated External Defibrillator), First Aid, and “Stop the Bleed” Tourniquet Training .

Held from 5:30 to 10 p.m., the class is open to the public and will be held in the upstairs training room at Fire Station #4, 28711 Drake Rd. 

“Stop the Bleed” is a national awareness campaign that encourages bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Participants will receive training in applying wound pressure and using tourniquets.

The fee for the class and materials is $10 for residents of Farmington Hills/Farmington and $20 for non-residents. An additional $20 fee applies for both residents and non-residents who want an American Heart Association Certificate of Training.

Participants must register and pay fees one week before the date of the class to ensure the proper student to instructor ratio and must be at least 12 years old. To learn more and register, write to Sara West at swest@fhgov.com.

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