City of Victorville To Host Free Stop The Bleed Class For Community

Victorville, Calif. – Did you know that a person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes? With training, you can provide immediate life-saving help to slow blood loss before emergency responders arrive on scene. The City of Victorville is offering a Stop the Bleed class free of charge for the community. This hands-on class will be held May 14 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Conference Room D at Victorville City Hall, 14343 Civic Dr.

The Stop the Bleed class is limited to 25 people, and registration is required. Participants must be 18 years or older; or children 12 to 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

To register, visit the City of Victorville website at http://VictorvilleCA.gov. Questions can be directed to (760) 955-5232.

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. 

For information on teaching, hosting, or taking a course: https://www.dhs.gov/stopthebleed

 

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