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July 31 - Civic Center Community Training Day Offers Citizens Skills to Save Lives

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Savannah Business Journal Staff Report

July 31, 2018 - Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) is partnering with the Regional Trauma Commission, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, and the City of Savannah, to provide an afternoon of life-saving training to residents on Aug. 9 at the Savannah Civic Center. Two courses will be offered: Stop the Bleed, and Until Help Arrives.

Until Help Arrives will be offered from 1-2:15 p.m. Residents will learn simple actions that can help save lives, such as reporting information, comforting those who are injured, and providing aid. 

Stop the Bleed will be offered from 2:30-3:30 p.m. This national program and statewide initiative prepares community members to save lives in bleeding emergencies. Participants will learn how to properly judge and treat bleeding until professional responders arrive on site.

Practical sessions will be offered from 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Community members can choose to participate in one or both of these courses and can register at Contact CEMA Training and Exercise Coordinator Michael Whiteaker, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., at 912-201-4500.

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