Free CPR training to be offered on Feb. 25

Victoria College will help sponsor free “Hands Only” CPR training on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the First United Methodist Church, located at 407 N. Bridge Street in Victoria.

The training, which is certified by the American Heart Association, will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Individuals can complete the training in less than 30 minutes.

The training is also sponsored by Citizens Medical Center, fitVic, DeTar Healthcare System, Texas AHEC East and Victoria County’s Active Living Plan.

“When someone is experiencing cardiac arrest, time is critical before first responders arrive to the scene,” said Texas AHEC East Program Manager DeAnna Alvarez. “This training will teach the basics of CPR and very well could help save some lives.”

For more information on the event, contact Alvarez at (361) 485-6814.

Published: Wednesday, 15 February 2017

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