Compression-only CPR classes to be held in Modesto

05/20/2014 6:07 PM

05/20/2014 6:08 PM

Firefighting and ambulance agencies throughout the area will take part in the World CPR Challenge Wednesday, holding free, short classes in compression-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

According to the Modesto Regional Fire Authority, trainers will emphasize the three C’s: Check the patient, call 911 and compress the chest. The training will be offered at four fire stations in Modesto and at fire headquarters in Turlock, along with several other locations.

Modesto classes will run from noon to 7 p.m., with classes in Turlock from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Modesto training sites: Station 4, 1505 Blue Gum Ave.; Station 5, 200 W. Briggsmore Ave.; Station 10, 148 Imperial Ave.; and Station 12, 4820 Salida Blvd. The Turlock training will be held at 244 N. Broadway in the training room. The training is available for adults and children.

For more information, please call the Modesto Regional Fire Authority headquarters at (209) 552-3600.

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