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South County Fire reaches goal of 10,000 trained in CPR


Last updated 4/14/2022 at 10:29am

South County Fire is celebrating a lifesaving milestone this month: More than 10,000 people have now been trained in ACT First Aid & CPR.

ACT is a free one-hour class focused on three skills to make a lifesaving difference in the minutes before emergency responders arrive:

A: Antidote for opioid overdose

C: CPR and AED for sudden cardiac arrest

T: Tourniquet and wound packing for bleeding control

"The simplicity of the program allows us to quickly train schools and diverse communities to have the skills and confidence to make a difference – most likely to those that are closest to yo...

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