First Aid

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NECC offers first aid/CPR class  -  23 Nov 2009
Sioux City JournalNortheast Community College in South Sioux City has scheduled another one-session first aid and CPR class for December. The class will be offered Friday, ...

St John book celebrates 125 years of first aid for Kiwis  -  23 Nov 2009
New Zealand HeraldA Christchurch St John volunteer is credited as the first member in the world to deliver first aid at a rugby match, and possibly at any sporting match. ...

First aid for pets  -  23 Nov 2009
Nassau GuardianKnowledge of basic first aid is vital for pet owners, as it could potentially save the life of a dog or cat. More often than not, veterinarians receive ...

For the holidays, Red Cross offers gifts that can save lives  -  23 Nov 2009
Chatham CourierGift certificates for American Red Cross Health and Safety Classes, ranging from “Child and Infant First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR),? ...

Cathy M. Rosenthal: Being prepared with first aid  -  23 Nov 2009
San Antonio ExpressAs a former American Red Cross pet first-aid instructor, students have shared with me how knowing pet first aid and CPR has saved lives. ...

Police blotter - 11/22  -  23 Nov 2009
Lebanon Daily NewsOno and Jonestown Perseverance fire companies, First Aid and Safety Patrol and Ono fire police assisted state police. GUNSHOTS FIRED: Gunshots were ...

Reader's view: Let groups provide the services they excel at  -  23 Nov 2009
Duluth News Tribune (registration)They also are first responders for medical calls, and they also excel at providing first aid. Gold Cross Ambulance service is just that, an ambulance ...

West Milford: Police Blotter, November 22  -  23 Nov 2009
NorthJersey.comA passenger in Tapia's vehicle was transported to Chilton Memorial Hospital by West Milford First Aid Squad. Tapia was issued a summons for improper passing ...

Phone directory to assist all rly staff  -  23 Nov 2009
Times of IndiaHe admitted that sometimes it becomes difficult for them to arrange for food or even first aid for the injured. So with the help of these numbers, ...

It's Lite-Brite time  -  23 Nov 2009
The Free Lance-StarPreston, a CPR first aid instructor and owner of several Minnieland day care centers, approached the Red Cross about pulling together a similar event here ...

Girl praised for rescuing drowning boy  -  23 Nov 2009
NEWS.com.auThe girl applied first aid, which she had only learned last week at school, turning her brother on his side into the recovery position. ...

Boy Scouts out to build a case for their relevancy  -  23 Nov 2009
Pittsburgh Post GazetteScouts camp together, learn wilderness and first-aid skills, help maintain parks and other public grounds, and work toward earning merit badges in more than ...

Private firm hires substitutes for LMISD  -  23 Nov 2009
Daily News - Galveston County...$45 for a drug test; $27.50 for training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid; and $80 for substitute teaching certification training, ...

10 injured in Vadodara Marathon  -  23 Nov 2009
Ahmedabad MirrorThe chaos on the Vadodara roads ensured a number of athletes were hit by the vehicles, but there were no first-aid facilities available. ...

Yells, then 'pop, pop, pop'  -  23 Nov 2009
Toronto StarWilliams said his friend also performed first-aid techniques on the dying man without success. Witnesses reported seeing a male who could have been the ...

Stock up on cold meds, first-aid items to drain FSA  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Denver PostFirst aid: Such supplies as antiseptics, bandages and first-aid kits are eligible. • Medicine-cabinet staples: Pain relievers, antacids, heartburn relievers ...

First Aid and CPR Training  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
WDTVThe Clarksburg Red Cross is offering CPR, AED and First Aid training to people and businesses. The course provides verbal, written and video training to ...

Skin Deep First Aid for Distressed Nails  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
New York TimesThose products are out there. But whether they work is up for debate. This fall, Dermelect Cosmeceuticals, a company based in Great Neck, ...

FBI searching for bank robber dubbed 'The First Aid Bandit'  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
AZFamilyPHOENIX – The FBI is asking for the public's help identifying “The First Aid Bandit,? who has allegedly robbed four Arizona banks since ...

First Aid for Smokeout Quitters: Quit and Stay Quit Monday  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This time, resolve to quit smoking -- and stay quit, one week at a time. Now, for the thousands of Americans ...

WEST WINDSOR: First Aid Squad seeks new volunteers  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Packet OnlineAt sundown, though, the baton is passed to a group of just under 30 volunteers working with the Twin W volunteer First Aid Squad. ...

Deal emergency crews rescue fisherman trapped on a jetty  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Asbury Park PressDEAL — Fire and first aid workers rescued an injured fisherman this morning from the Hathaway Avenue jetty, police reported. James M. Paul, 52, ...

CERT discusses first aid  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Big Bear GrizzlyThe meeting topic is emergency first aid procedures. The meeting is open to CERT members and Valley residents interested in learning more about CERT and its ...

RIGHTRESPONSE(TM) Re-Sealable First Aid Packs Really Go With You  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
SYS-CON Media (press release)Lightweight and easily stored in backpacks, purses, briefcases, kitchen drawers, glove compartments or a suitcase, the RIGHTRESPONSE(TM) First Aid Packs ...

Racer injured at New Egypt Speedway this afternoon  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Asbury Park PressWolfinger also said the racer was talking and conscious but was transported by the New Egypt First Aid Squad to Helene Fuld Medical Center in Trenton. ...

First aid began when Hood shooting ended  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
United Press International7 (UPI) -- The two police officers who ended the shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, said they began first aid on Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan as soon as they ...

Red Cross to offer first aid class today  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Iowa City Press CitizenThe American Red Cross will offer a first aid progression class from 6 to 8:30 pm today at 373 E. College Street. The class will teach basic first aid ...

Natick woman works to extend CPR, first-aid training to youth sports  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Boston GlobeAt last count, she said, 82 have learned the basics of first aid and CPR as Rigby reaches out to organizations for sports rang ing from basketball to hockey ...

Pack a first-aid kit that fits your trip  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Sun-Sentinel.comOne item that shouldn't get lost in the pack mix, though, is a first-aid kit. Before choosing items for a first-aid kit for an outdoors excursion, ...

Loudoun County health calendar  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Washington PostADULT, INFANT AND CHILD CPR AND FIRST AID, 8 am-5 pm first Saturdays, 333 Carriage House Lane, Warrenton. Taught by the American Red Cross. ...

Henry and Stark County Health Department Mental Health First Aid Training  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Quad-Cities OnlineMental Health First Aid is a 12-hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, ...

Red Cross looking for Special Olympics help  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Lincoln Journal StarThe Red Cross First Aid Team will provide lifesaving medical care to keep athletes and fans safe at the event. The Red Cross needs medical first responders ...

AIM West Milford: Police Blotter, Nov. 20  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
NorthJersey.comBocchiaro was taken to Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pompton Plains by the Upper Greenwood Lake First Aid Squad where he was treated and released. ...

Red Cross offers CPR, first aid training  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Alexandria Echo PressWest Central Minnesota Chapter of the Red Cross is offering the following courses for the month of November: CPR adult, infant and child, first aid, ...

Galveston's D'Feet Breast Cancer event a success  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Daily News - Galveston CountyThe Oncology Nursing Society Nurses manned the first-aid stations and underwrote the costs of the kid's party. So many others helped, both individuals and ...

Hidden Valley Ski Patrol fundraiser  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
NorthJersey.comAll proceeds will benefit the Hidden Valley Ski Patrol, a non-profit organization which provides safety and first aid at the ski area. ...

First Aid / CPR Training  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Citizen Matters...organization established in March 2000, specialicreate the importance of Pre-Hospital Care and equip the participant with first aid and CPR skills. ...

Central Plains Center hosts area's first mental health first aid training  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Plainview Daily HeraldSimilar to first aid and CPR, mental health first aid helps those experiencing mental health problems before they can get professional help and support. ...

First aid course for kids offered in December  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Independent and Free PressThe Kids Safety First Aid At Home All By Myself Workshop will be offered on the Christmas Break. For all Grades 4 and 5 students that have never ...

In Franklin Township, Quakertown Fire Company is eager to give medical aid  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.comQVEMS has been the lone critical and reluctant partner of an impressive QRU association inclusive of Clinton First Aid and Rescue Squad, Franklin police ...

Vehicles lacking first-aid kits to be challaned  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Times of IndiaUT home department has issued a notification for enforcement agencies, so they ensure that all motorized vehicles have first-aid kits on board. ...

Junior Girl Scouts receive first aid badge  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
NorthFulton.comJohns Creek Emory Hospital, volunteered her time to help Junior Girl Scout Troop 3645, out of Findley Oaks Elementary School, earn the First Aid badge. ...

Company launches first aid kit made for jellyfish stings  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Global Surf NewsEach treatment kit contains: Neutralizing spray, Cell removal cream, shave card, non latex gloves, cotton pads, post treatment first aid cream, ...

Learn Basic First Aid  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
NorthJersey.com (press release)Learn to recognize and care for injuries and sudden illnesses during a four-hour basic first aid course provided by the American Red Cross, ...

FEATURE Reporter Kelly Felstead learns first aid  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Newmarket JournalFIRST aid is one of those skills which many people think about learning but sometimes never get round to, myself included. ...

Work-Related Injuries Underreported  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
New York TimesOne manager took an injured worker to several medical providers until the manager found one who would certify that treatment required only first aid, ...

Common first aid mistakes  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
News 8 Austin...thanksgiving and Christmas," emergency physician Dr. Preeti Jois-Bilowich News 8's Crestina Chavez has more on common first aid mistakes. ...

Millburn gas station fire causes building to collapse, injures one  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com...walked across the street to his doctor's office and was then taken to St. Barnabas Medical Center by the Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad, ...

First Aid Kit Confirm Massive 2010 Tour  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
ClashMusic.comSwedish indie pop duo First Aid Kit have confirmed details of their biggest UK tour to date. A much neglected musical area, Scandinavia has been responsible ...

First Aid Techniques for Common Emergencies  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
N.C. State University Technician OnlinePeter Terrio, a freshman in aerospace engineering and a former lifeguard certified in first aid by the Red Cross, offered first aid techniques for ...



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