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CPR Day November 21st


A life-saving course is being offered next week, and it won’t cost the public a dime.

The local St. John Ambulance is holding their 4th Annual Community CPR Day on November 21st. Those who pre-register get free cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training, which originally costs $75.00.

Branch Manager Tina Westergaard says the session ensures that more residents are trained to save lives.

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Upon completion of the four-hour course, participants will get a certificate, a St. John Ambulance CPR book and grab bag containing a wallet first aid kit.

The Fort St. John branch will offer two courses, a CPR-A, (resusitating adults), and CPR-B, (for saving adults, children and infants)

Westergaard says the training will also include YOYO-72, or You’re On Your Own for 72 hours.

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Anyone who is interested in the free training, must pre-register before the date, by calling the local branch at 250-785-7233.

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