FREE, Stop the Bleed, Bleeding Control Training, 12/1/17, 6:30PM to 9:30PM, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital

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Today we live in a world where terrorism, the actions of unstable people, and the dangerous impulses of friends and relatives are very real and becoming increasingly more frequent.

Massive bleeding from any cause, but particularly from an active shooter or explosive event where a response is delayed can result in death. Similar to how the general public learns and performs CPR, the public must learn proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use their hands, dressings, and tourniquets. Victims can quickly die from uncontrolled bleeding, within five to 10 minutes.

Our shared goal is to provide you with hands on training on bleeding control. We hope you will never need to use this information, but if you do, at least you will have the assurance that the information is credible and timely.

What: Athens County Stop the Bleed Training (FREE)
When: Friday, December 1, 2017, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Where: OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital – Basement Meeting Room, 55 Hospital Drive, Athens, Ohio
Class is FREE, Register at – https://goo.gl/forms/28mzsFBfFq4nA4Tk2

Sponsored by; Athens County Emergency Medical Services, Waterloo Township Fire Department, Medflight of Ohio, Grant Medical Center

Click here for a PDF Stop the Bleed Flyer – Stop the Bleed Flyer

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About Athens County Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency is the central point of coordination within the county for response and recovery to disasters. The primary focus of the agency when not in a response or recovery mode is to ensure that the county and citizens residing in it, are prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster and to lead mitigation efforts against the effects of future disasters.
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