Take HeartSaver, Stop the Bleed classes in Farmington Hills

An October 21 class held in Farmington Hills will cover instruction in CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), AED (Automated External Defibrillator) use, and “Stop the Bleed” (wound pressure and tourniquets).

The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC), in cooperation
with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, hosts this class, held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Fire Station #4, 28711 Drake Road.

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You must register and pay fees one week in advance (by October 14). Residents pay $10; nonresidents, $20. An additional $20 fee applies for anyone who needs an American Heart Association Certificate of Training.

Participants must be at least 12 years old. To achieve the Certificate of Training, you must perform CPR/AED, which requires kneeling on the floor and using your arms and hands to perform continuous chest compressions.

To register or learn more, write to Sara West at swest@fhgov.com.

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