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Get Trained in First Aid and CPR on Save a Life Saturday

On March 19, 2011 the American Red Cross will host Save a Life Saturday events across the nation in honor of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

More than 100 locations nationwide will offer free training in CPR and First Aid to the general public. The training will last 45 minutes to one hour, and will include instruction in hands-only CPR, controlling external bleeding and managing shock. These are vital skills that may help you save lives during major emergencies.

You can participate by looking up the closest location to you below.

Contact the responsible chapter directly for specific location and times that the trainings will be held.

Visit redcross.org/savealife to learn more about Save a Life Saturday. If you can’t make it to a live event, you can also check this page for helpful videos that demonstrate some of the skills being taught!


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