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Until Help Arrives Training

April 29, 2022

Until Help Arrives Training Thursday, May 19, 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. Arlington Fire Training Academy, 2800 S. Taylor Street, Arlington Citizens play an important role in saving lives in the minutes following an attack like the Las Vegas massacre or the Boston Marathon bombings. It is imperative to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to help community members save lives until professional responders can arrive. This course is provided by Arlington County, and anyone age 14 and up who lives, works, or volunteers in Arlington is eligible to sign up. Learn simple skills to use in emergency situations, like how to: maintain situational awareness, identify key life threats, stop bleeding, move and position the injured, and provide psychological support and comfort to the wounded. Learn more and register here: