When temperatures rise, so do the risks for health emergencies like swimming accidents or cardiac arrest.
Summer safety should include learning First Aid techniques and CPR/AED skills that can save or sustain a life until EMTs arrive.
You never know when someone may need your help to save their life.
1.Florida has some unique challenges: excessive heat & sun, lightning strikes, and abundant opportunities to be in or around water. How can we be ready for what might happen?
2.How can I remember all the first aid steps for all the different possibilities?
3.What does it take to do CPR? Can I do it?
4.What about life-threatening bleeding? Does Red Cross offer training for that?
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