Program Teaches Bystanders how to Assist in an Emergency before Help Arrives

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Mega Doctor News

The Mission Fire Department will be hosting a bleed control basics course called “STOP THE BLEED.” The event will be held Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.at the Mission Fire Department Central Station – 415 W. Tom Landry Ave. Mission, TX 78572. It is available to anyone in the community who wants to learn about Bleed Control Basics.

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

The purpose of the campaign is to build national resilience by better preparing the public to save lives. The program raises awareness of basic actions to stop life-threatening bleeding following everyday emergencies and man-made and natural disasters.

The course is FREE to the public but limited seating is available. If interested, please contact the Mission Fire Department at 956-580-8705

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