Media Contact: Tiffani Nichols, Scottsdale Fire Department
(480) 312-1816 office or PIO pager (602) 229-9640
Don’t miss out on your chance to get trained before your summer days are filled with vacations, camps and visitors! Come learn from Scottsdale Fire Department staff and volunteers how to respond to a cardiac emergency including important tips for calling 911, performing chest compressions, and how to use an AED.
Advance registration is required, as space is limited. To sign up, visit www.scottsdaleaz.gov/fire/HandsOnlyCPR or call (480) 312-8000.
Upcoming presentations include:
• 9 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 30 at the Witzeman Public Safety Building, 8401 E. Indian School Road
• 9 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 14 at the Witzeman Public Safety Building, 8401 E. Indian School Road
• 9 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 11 at the Witzeman Public Safety Building, 8401 E. Indian School Road
Hands-only CPR is simple to do, safe, does not require mouth-to-mouth contact, and can dramatically improve a person’s chance of survival.
Since June 2008, Scottsdale Fire Department has trained more than 7,200 people in Hands-only CPR and how to use an AED.
NOTE: No CPR certification cards will be issued at these presentations. For a listing of additional CPR, First Aid and Babysitter certification courses, visit http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/fire/CPRclasses.