Learn lifesaving skills April 16 in Farmington Hills

The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC), in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, will offer an American Heart Association Heartsaver® Class, featuring instruction in CPR/AED (Automated External Defibrillator), First Aid, and “Stop the Bleed” Tourniquet Training, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16.

The class will be held in the upstairs training room at Fire Station #4, 28711 Drake Road.

Jon Aldred for Farmington Hills City Council

“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. If you require an American Heart Association Certificate of Training, there will be an additional $20 fee for both residents and non-residents

Participants must register and pay fees one week before the date of the class to ensure the proper student to instructor ratio. Participants must be at least 12 years old.

To register, contact Sara West at swest@fhgov.com.

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