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Posted on: June 9, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Hamilton County Health Department Hosts Stop the Bleed Course

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Residents Encouraged to Register for Lifesaving Program 


The Hamilton County Health Department will host a free STOP THE BLEED course on Thursday, June 24th. Participants will learn how to how to provide direct pressure to a bleeding wound, how to pack a bleeding wound, and how to apply a tourniquet. 

“An accident can happen anytime, especially during the summer months,” says Jim Ginder, health education specialist for the Hamilton County Health Department. “We want to give people the confidence they need to go from a shocked bystander to an immediate responder. It could literally be the difference between life or death.” 

The STOP THE BLEED class will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Hamilton County Health Department. Space is limited. Those interested in attending are asked to register at the following link. 

The STOP THE BLEED® program was created by the American College of Surgeons and is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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