Queen Creek Fire & Medical Offers Free CPR Class on Aug. 10
When seconds matter, do you how to respond during a cardiac arrest? Immediate administration of CPR can save a life. To help increase the number of bystanders prepared to administer CPR in an emergency, Queen Creek Fire & Medical Department (QCFMD) is offering free CPR classes on Saturday, Aug. 10.
“CPR can double or triple a person’s chance of survival during cardiac arrest,” stated QCFMD’s Chief Vance Gray. “Our goal is to improve the health and survivability of our community by teaching all residents CPR. We are excited to begin offering free, monthly classes to help reach that goal.”
The free classes will be held at the Law Enforcement and Community Chambers Building, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Registration is required – visit QueenCreek.org/CPR to reserve your spot, space is limited. The certificate is good for two years.
The three-hour, hands-on course is open to residents 13 years of age and older. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably. The certification is provided through American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI); healthcare certifications will not be offered.
Constance Halonen-Wilson, Public Information Officer