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Published August 29, 2013, 10:48 AM

Riverview Health to offer CPR education class

Crookston, MN -- On Thursday, Sept. 12, Riverview Health is offering a free CPR program specifically geared for the general public. This two and one-half hour course contains basic information about what to do in life-threatening situations, and is designed for all ages to participate.

Crookston, MN -- On Thursday, Sept. 12, Riverview Health is offering a free CPR program specifically geared for the general public. This two and one-half hour course contains basic information about what to do in life-threatening situations, and is designed for all ages to participate. The skills that will be taught in the program are those that can be used to save the life of a loved one, a friend or neighbor. The courses are being made available to the public at no charge, thanks to grant funds made available by the Crookston American Legion Post 20.

The classes are a part of RiverView’s American Heart Association (AHA) Community Training Center offerings. The class will be held on Thursday from 6:30 to 9 PM in the Classroom at RiverView. No test or card is issued and participants will receive the Family and Friends CPR book.

Contracted Community Training Centers (CTCs) and their affiliated sites are the only facilities permitted to offer AHA courses to the public and professionals through their RiverView Health in Crookston is offering a affiliated instructors and programs. To register or for more information on this class or other courses offered through the CTC, contact RiverView Education at 218-281-9405 or 1-800-743-6551, extension 9405. Visit their website at: www.riverviewhealth.org.

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