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☷ Charlottesville Virginia - Stop The Bleed Training
Charlottesville , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26 , 2022
Stop The Bleed Training
CHARLOTTESVILLE , VA - CFD Partners with The B . U . C . K SQUAD to provide life - saving skills .
Thursday , the Charlottesville Fire Department will provide Stop the Bleed training to a local volunteer group The B . U . C . K Squad . The B . U . C . K Squad ' s mission is to reduce the cycle of gun - related crime and homicides through education and economic empowerment by restoring a sense of commitment , community , and personal development .
The CFD will provide “Stop the Bleed” training this Thursday , April 28th from 7 pm to 9 PM at its Fontaine Fire Station and training center .
“Stop the Bleed” is a national preparedness program created in 2016 by the American College of Surgeons . The program aims to reduce the number of people who die from uncontrolled bleeding during mass casualty events , shootings , natural disasters , and everyday emergencies by training ordinary citizens in lifesaving bleeding control techniques .
Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma . By providing community organizations like the B . U . C . K Squad skills , they can help prevent preventable deaths in our community .
Below you will find information for the
Stop The Bleed Training scheduled for the evening of April 28th .
Location: Fontaine Ave Fire Station 2420 Fontaine Ave 3rd floor Training Room
Time: 7 PM - 9 PM Schedule: Stop The Bleed Lecture & Stop the Bleed Practical training
Parking: Limited parking can be found on Summit Street in designated parking areas .
News media may be present to conduct coverage and Interviews .
Thanks to a local donation from Mission BBQ 16 Stop the Bleed Kits are being given to the BUCK Squad to use in the event of an emergency .
Charlottesville Fire Department
( 434 ) 970 - 3240
Blakey@charlottesville . gov
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