OSWEGO, NY (April 19) – The American Red Cross will hold an Adult CPR/AED class on Thursday, May 6th, from 5:30pm to 10:30pm. It will be held at the Oswego County branch office located at 333 West First Street in Oswego. This class is designed for anyone who would like to be prepared and able to respond to situations of sudden illness or injury.
Â Â Â Â Participants will get the opportunity to learn the skills and knowledge necessary to respond to emergencies where assistance may be needed. They will be able to provide aid in breathing emergencies using cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Other skills such as; how to care for a person who is choking, when and how to move a person from a dangerous scene and identifying the signals of shock and how to minimize its effects will also be taught throughout the class along with many more skills and training.
Â Â Â Â Getting certified and being able to help in time of emergency is important and can help save a life while waiting for further medical help to arrive. If interested and would like more information, please contact the Oswego branch office at 343-0967 or check out our website at www.redcrosscny.org
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half puff the nationâ€™s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization – not a government agency â€“ and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information please visit www.redcrosscny.org