The Helotes Emergency Management Office is hosting Stop the Bleed and Until Help Arrives free public education classes on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The classes will take place at the Helotes Fire Department located at 12951 Bandera Road in Helotes.
The coursework will include lessons on the following popular classes:
Until Help Arrives The goal of this course is to teach participants basic skills to keep people with life-threatening injuries alive until professional help arrives. It's designed for adults with limited or no first aid training.
Stop the Bleed During this course, participants will learn proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use their hands, dressings, and tourniquets. The course is designed for those with little or no medical training to respond to and deliver trauma care and bleeding control prior to EMS arrival.