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Fire Department Offers CPR Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2002
Press Contact:  
Cole Stratton, Assistant Training Officer - DCFD
(650) 746-8318 or (650) 991-81387

DALY CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT
OFFERS TWO-DAY CPR CLASS


'Heart Saver' Course To Be Held
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 24th & 25th


Who: The Daly City Fire Department, in partnership with the American Heart Association, will offer a two-day course next week …

What: on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Students who complete the class will be issued a CPR card, which will remain valid for two years, as well as a CPR handbook. To be certified, attendees will need to pass a written exam and the "hands-on" manipulative test. Certification levels will be in Adult, Child and Infant CPR, as well as in FBAO (foreign body airway obstruction).

When: Tuesday and Wednesday, September 24 - 25, 2002 H 6 to 9 p.m.
Course Fee (non-refundable): $55 (Daly City Residents) $65 (Non-Daly City Residents)
Limited seating available. Advanced registration required no later than Monday noon, September 23rd, 2002. For reservations, contact the DCFD - Administration Office at (650) 991-8138.

Where: 101 Lincoln Avenue, Daly City H Near Fire Station No. 95, at the DCFD's Portable Classroom, adjacent to the Jefferson Elementary School District Office.
Directions: From Westmoor Avenue, turn south to Edgemont Avenue. Go down the hill, until the street ends on Lincoln Avenue. The portable classroom will be at the rear left side of the parking lot.

Why: "The two-day CPR course gives family members life-saving techniques to use during an emergency, until professional medical assistance arrives on the scene. It provides some peace of mind to countless families, and is an invaluable service to the community," said Cole Stratton, Assistant Training Officer of the DCFD.