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American Red Cross Offers First Aid Training for Coaches

American Red Cross Offers First Aid Training for Coaches
The program helps coaches recognize and respond appropriately to first aid emergencies and meets New York State coaching requirements.

The American Red Cross of Northern New York will host a First Aid-Responding to Emergencies class for high school coaches as they prepare for their spring and fall sports seasons. The two-part class will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 20, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 30 Park St, Gouverneur.

The program helps coaches recognize and respond appropriately to first aid emergencies and meets New York State coaching requirements. The course teaches skills that will enable coaches provide immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill athlete or bystander until more advanced medical personnel arrive.

The cost of the class is $120.00. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. To register, call 1-800-733-2767, or visit www.redcross.org/take-a-class.