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Snowmass Fire to offer free Heartsaver courses

Staff report

The Snowmass Wildcat Fire Protection District is offering free courses in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators to residents and workers of Snowmass Village.

Two types of courses are offered. One is the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course. Participants successfully completing the course receive a certification card covering adult, child and infant CPR/AED use and adult, child and infant choking.

The second course is the Save-A-Life Pitkin County awareness training. This awareness-level training takes only 30 minutes and covers adult CPR and AED use. All course material will be provided free of charge.

Course instruction will be provided free of charge by the paramedics and emergency medical technicians of the Snowmass Wildcat Fire Protection District, who are certified instructors.

To sign up for courses and for more information, visit http://www.swfpd.com or contact firefighter/paramedic Andy Fisher at 970-923-2212 or afisher@swfpd.com.