Sanborn Central provides CPR classes

A new law went into effect in South Dakota with the 2017-2018 school year. As of that year, all high school students are required to take part in CPR training in order to graduate from high school. According to the American Heart Association, South Dakota is the 36th state, and Washington, D.C., to put this requirement into place.

The South Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association says that South Dakota students will learn and practice Hands-Only CPR, which involves pumping the middle of the chest to circulate blood to vital organs such as the brain and heart. Students will also be familiarized with automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, which are portable battery-operated devices available in many public places that can deliver a shock to a cardiac arrest victim’s heart.

…Read on and see a picture in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

Comments are closed.

  • Weather

    Woonsocket
    August 18, 2022, 9:37 am
    Mostly sunny
    71°F
    real feel: 71°F
    humidity: 72%
    wind speed: 9 mph SW
    wind gusts: 18 mph
     
  • Upcoming Events

    August 2022
    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    July 31, 2022 August 1, 2022 August 2, 2022 August 3, 2022 August 4, 2022 August 5, 2022 August 6, 2022
    August 7, 2022 August 8, 2022 August 9, 2022 August 10, 2022 August 11, 2022 August 12, 2022 August 13, 2022
    August 14, 2022 August 15, 2022 August 16, 2022 August 17, 2022 August 18, 2022 August 19, 2022 August 20, 2022
    August 21, 2022 August 22, 2022 August 23, 2022 August 24, 2022 August 25, 2022 August 26, 2022 August 27, 2022
    August 28, 2022 August 29, 2022 August 30, 2022 August 31, 2022 September 1, 2022 September 2, 2022 September 3, 2022
  • Recent Posts

  • Contact Us

    Ph/Fax: 605.796.4221
    Email: swj4221@icloud.com

    PO BOX 218
    Woonsocket, SD 57385
  • Archives