CPR class for child care providers and lay people offered at VMH

Veterans Memorial Hospital in cooperation with the American Heart Association is offering a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for lay people (those not working in healthcare), which includes child care providers, Wednesday, October 6, from 5-8 p.m.

The CPR class, which will cover adult, child and infant CPR, will be held in the Large Conference Room located on the lower level of the hospital. The cost of the class, for certification or recertification, is the same. Upon successful completion of the class, the participant will receive an electronic card certifying them in Heartsaver CPR automated external defibrillator (AED) for a two-year time period. This class does not include a first aid certification.

Pre-registration plus a minimum of three participants are required for the class to be held. All participants will be required to physically distance during the class and wear a mask.  They will also be screened at the hospital main entrance when they enter the building. For more information and to register for the Community CPR Course, call Veterans Memorial Hospital at 563-568-3411.