Emergency Preparedness & CPR Training Free
Posted on Mar 13, 2017
Comox Fire Rescue is offering FREE “Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program” (NEPP) and CPR courses.
Comox Fire Rescue is offering FREE “Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program” (NEPP) and CPR course.
Experience has shown that after a disaster, it may take three or more days for emergency services to reach many of the neighbourhoods and individuals. The NEPP program is designed to provide information, training and skills necessary for individuals and neighbourhoods to be self-sufficient after a disaster.
FREE, NEPP program is scheduled at the Comox Fire Station on April 21, May 26 and June 16, 2017 (two hour session), Sessions are free. Contact the Comox Community Centre at 250-339-2255 to register.
Recognizing and responding quickly to someone having a heart attack or choking can mean the difference between life and death. Comox Fire Rescue is also offering a FREE, CPR (A) courses. CPR A, AED covers the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for people age eight and over including performing one person adult CPR. Sessions also covers the use of public access Automatic External Defibrillators (AED).
The FREE CPR (A) programs are scheduled at the Comox Fire Station on April 21, May 26 and June 16, 2017
Sessions start at 1 pm and are three hours in length. Contact the Comox Community Centre at 250-339-2255 to register.
Comox Fire Gord Schreiner states: “I am so pleased that we are able to offer this important training to our citizens. Having more people training can save lives and make us a safer community”.