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Helping you get the most out of what you know and teaching you a few new things as we go.
June 1-7 is National CPR/AED Awareness Week. Providing CPR to a victim in need and having an AED onsite and readily available saves lives every single day. Some may say, “I’ll just call 9-1-1 if something happens”, however, for many victims that is much too late. Here are some facts that you need to know:
So your company just recently purchased an AED, now what? Slap it on the wall in a cabinet and call it a day, right? WRONG. Have you thought of the following? Have you made a public announcement to all employees that there is now an AED onsite and where it is located? Did you install
Stop the Bleed is a campaign that has been created to spread awareness of the importance of getting First Aid trained in how to help stop severe bleeding. But why is this important? Can’t you just call 9-1-1 and wait for them to arrive to treat the victim of severe bleeding? Here is why it
Even though the abdominal thrust (Heimlich) technique should be used first and foremost when someone is choking, we came across an interesting supplemental product that has been proven effective in choking emergencies, especially in children – The Lifevac!
Now that most of us are all cooped up in our homes during this quarantine, you may have time on your hands to start or finish up some home projects that you have been meaning to get to. One important project to focus on is taking a look at your home First Aid Kit…or better
Having a trauma kit that walks you through 21 different first aid emergencies including bleeding, seizures and even gunshot wounds isn’t your average “first aid kit” with an interactive app or built in iPad to walk you through the step by step response you need.
If you have recently traveled to an area where the Corona Virus was present, self-isolate for 14 days and contact a health care provider to get tested for the virus if symptoms develop If you are feeling sick in general, stay home until you are better If you have to go out while you are
A stroke is defined as a sudden interruption of blood flow to the brain and it is one of the leading causes of death in Americans. Do you know the most common symptoms that are associated with a stroke? Think FAST! Face Drooping – One side of the face droops or feels numb. Arm Weakness
Did you know that Heart disease and stroke is the #1 killer of Americans? One in three Americans are affected. Did you also know that 80% of heart issues are preventable? So what can you do to help reduce your risk? Here are a few things: Cut out smoking Get at least 8 hours of