Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission offers training in CPR and Automated External Defibrillator use.
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The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC), in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, will offer an American Red Cross CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) class on June 13. Held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., the class is open to the public and will be held in the upstairs training room at Fire Station #4, 28711 Drake Road. A $10 fee will cover the cost of the class and materials, and $30 for those who require a Certificate of Training. Participants must be at least 12 years old. To register, contact Diane O’Connell at DOConnell@fhgov.com or 248-871-2802.
Monday, January 7, 2013
High school students will learn the basics of the life-saving technique.
Monday, January 7
As part of a continuing collaborative effort with Farmington Public Schools, the Farmington Hills Fire Dept. and the Farmington Dept. of Public Safety, free CPR training will be offered for high school students on Jan. 14 at Farmington High School. Classes are offered throughout the school year. Deadline for registering is the Wednesday before each training. The classes must have at least 12 students, and there is a maximum of 40 for the Jan. 14 class. Students will be notified if a class needs to be cancelled due to low registration numbers. Students must reapply for certification every year. Students who want a Certification card instead of a Participation card should notify their instructor; a $20 fee is required to obtain the …
Friday, January 4, 2013
The first aid awareness training is hosted by the Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission.
Injuries and medical emergencies happen without warning -- do you know how to respond? The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC) will sponsor a First Aid Awareness Class on Thursday, February 7 from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Costick Center at 28600 Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills. The class will help you prepare for a medical emergency by providing a demonstration of what to do until first responders arrive or the victim can be transported. The class does not provide certification. Participants will rotate through one station every 15 minutes, with each subject taught by a first responder or first aid instructor. First aid subjects will include: 9-1-1 Dispatch System CPR Use of an AED (Automated External …
Friday, October 12, 2012
The class is open to the public, but only 18 spots are available.
Friday, October 12, 2012
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC), in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, will offer an American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Class on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The class is open to the public and will be held in the upstairs training room at Fire Station 4, 28711 Drake Road. A $10 fee will cover the cost of the class and materials. The cost will be $30 for those who require a Certificate of Training. Participants must be at least 12 years old. The class size is limited to 18 people. To register, contact EPC Vice Chair Tim Tutak at email@example.com or 248-417-0930.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The registration deadline for the first class, at Farmington High School, is Sept. 21.
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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Farmington Public Schools, the Farmington Hills Fire Department and the City of Farmington Department of Public Safety will again offer CPR training for high school students throughout the school year. Students can attend any of the scheduled trainings, not just the one at their home high school. Except for the first session, registration is required by the Wednesday before the class. Classes will not be held if fewer than 12 students sign up, and students will be notified if a class is cancelled. The training takes four hours and will be offered on Mondays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the following half days of school: Monday, Sept. 24 (registration open until Sept. 21) Farmington High School – Mediated Classroom http://cpr09242012fhs.…
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Farmington Hills council member Ken Massey urges school officials to move more quickly in adding the life-saving procedure as a graduation requirement.
Farmington Public Schools officials say they're planning to add cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training to the 9th grade health curriculum in 2014. Farmington Hills city council member Ken Massey says that's not nearly soon enough. At a joint meeting of the the Hills and Farmington city councils and Farmington school board Tuesday, he asked school officials what could be done to move the program forward. Massey has pushed over the past five years to make the life-saving technique a graduation requirement for Farmington Schools students. He has cited statistics from King County in Washington, where a concerted effort to train all citizens in CPR increased the out-of-hospital survival rate to 20 percent. If the cardiac event was …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Eighth grade parents are invited to tonight's Harrison PTSA meeting in Farmington Hills.
It's another sunny spring day in Farmington and Farmington Hills, and we're seeing garage and yard sale signs all over town. If you've got a sale happening this weekend, remember to post it – free of charge – on our Events calendar. Here's what else you should know today: Looks like another beautiful spring day ahead, with a high around 65 and a low tonight around 44. The National Weather Service predicts mostly sunny skies and a mostly clear night as well. As it will be every Wednesday through the summer and fall, the city-owned museum on Grand River is open today from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Docents will lead tours and share information about Victorian lifestyle and Michigan's only three-term governor, Fred M. Warner. Harrison parents, along …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Take in a concert or buy books this weekend in Farmington and Farmington Hills.
The sun will shine today, but we've got a good chance of seeing snow tonight and Saturday. The National Weather Service predicts highs will drop from 41 today to 33 on Sunday, with night-time lows in the upper to low 20s. Take a look at the variety of live performances taking place tonight in Farmington Hills: Saturday's Old Winery Farmers Market will feature a book sale that benefits the Farmington Community Library and the market. Doors open at 9 a.m., and you can shop until 2 p.m. at the Old Winery/Powerhouse building on Grand River in Farmington. Learn more at theoldwinerymarket.com This comprehensive course follows the latest CPR and emergency cardiovascular care guidelines. Topics range from basic first aid to dealing with cardiac …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Five classes will be offered by Farmington Hills Fire and Farmington Public Safety departments.
While most of the Harrison High School student body enjoyed a long weekend, thanks to a scheduled half a day of school last Friday, 21 students volunteered to stay after classes and learn CPR. In the first of five classes held in cooperation with Farmington Public Schools, the Farmington Hills Fire Dept. and the City of Farmington Dept. of Public Safety, students eagerly awaited classroom instruction, followed by “hands-on” training to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Farmington Hills City Council member Dr. Ken Massey is the driving force behind the pilot program, and is hoping it catches on with students, and ultimately becomes a requirement for graduation in the future. There will be a total of five programs and, upon …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Farmington Schools and local emergency workers team up to offer five sessions.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
In collaboration with Farmington Public Schools, the Farmington Hills Fire Department and the Farmington Department of Public Safety will offer free training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for high school students throughout the school year. Officials discussed the idea last year during a meeting among Farmington school board, Farmington and Farmington Hills city officials. Deadline for registration is the Wednesday before each training date. Students can register for any of the scheduled trainings; not just those at their home high school. The training takes fours hours and will be offered from 12 to 4 p.m. on the following dates: The classes must have at least 12 students in order to run. Students will be notified if a class is …