Free Event Features Life-saving Training, Fun Activities
MELBOURNE, FL (February 12, 2018) - Register now for Health First's "Save a Life" Day, scheduled for Saturday, March 3, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd. Participants will learn how to administer CPR, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. The event will also feature a Pro-Health & Fitness obstacle course for all ages, a ninja warrior obstacle course for kids, face painting, photo booth, climbing wall, Zumba and Cardio Combat classes, and fun for the whole family.
Health First's "Save a Life" Day schedule is as follows:
8 a.m. - Field day activities begin outside of the auditorium, including a Health First Pro-Health & Fitness obstacle course, climbing wall, Zumba and Cardio Combat and a ninja warrior children's obstacle course. There will be prizes for the kids, face painting, a photo booth and an exhibit by the Brevard Zoo. A light breakfast will also be provided.
9 a.m. - Stop the Bleed training begins inside the auditorium. The first 100 participants will receive a free tourniquet.
10 a.m. - CPR training begins inside the auditorium.
Health First is dedicated to the health and safety of our community and has trained more than 20'000 people in CPR over the past 10 years. Additionally, the Stop the Bleed training (also known as B-Con) follows a national initiative and teaches bystanders how to quickly control bleeding in the aftermath of a traumatic event. Participants will be taught how to save lives by applying pressure, as well as on how to use a tourniquet. Health First has taught 3,100 first responders and 1,275 civilians on how to Stop the Bleed.
Registration is required for both the CPR and Stop the Bleed training sessions, which will be led by Health First instructors and volunteers. Participants who complete the CPR training will receive a free T-shirt and a Pizza Gallery & Grill coupon. The first 100 participants for Stop the Bleed training will receive a free tourniquet. To register, visit HF.org/savealife.