City to Offer Free Hands-Only Bystander CPR Training Sessions

Oct 6, 2014

For Immediate Release                        
Monday, October 6, 2014

- New Dates and Locations -

The City of Greater Sudbury’s Paramedic Services and the Heart and Stroke Foundation have added three additional dates and locations for residents to attend a free hands-only bystander CPR training session.

Effective hands-only bystander CPR, provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest, can increase a victim’s chance of survival.

Free sessions will be held in various areas of the community and will be 2 hours in length:
•    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lasalle Secondary School, 1545 Kennedy Street, Sudbury
•    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School, 275 Loach’s Road, Sudbury
•    Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Sudbury Secondary School, 154 College Street, Sudbury

Heart and Stroke Citizen CPR certification will be provided to those who complete the session. Each session is limited to 40 participants.

For more information and to sign up, please contact the Heart and Stroke Foundation at 705-673-2228.