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The City of Evanston’s Fire & Life Safety Services is offering to the general public two CPR courses authorized by the American Heart Association.
Ridgeville Park District is offering a three-hour CPR course.
COE Fire & Life Safety Classes
The Health Care Provider course, for professionals, is approximately four hours, and the Heart Saver course, for the general public, is approximately three hours.
The first three classes, all at fire headquarters, 909 Lake St., are March 19, CPR; April 16, CPR; April 23, First Aid. CPR classes run 6-10 p.m., and the First Aid class runs 6-8 p.m. Young adults and adults are invited to attend; the class size is between 5 and 20 persons.
The cost is $35 for Evanston residents, $40 for non-residents who work in Evanston, and $45 for non-residents.
The books, required and included in class cost, are the Healthcare Provider Student Manual, Heart Saver Student Manual, and Heart Saver First Aid Student Manual.
Interested parties can register on line: www.cityofevanston.org/fire or call the CPR Hotline 847-866-5922. Registration and payment must be received one week prior to the start of class. Businesses and Health Care Institutions should contact 847-866-5922 for arrangements and rates.
CPR Class at Ridgeville
Ridgeville Park District will offer a three-hour CPR class from 9 a.m. to noon on March 1 at the community house, 908 Seward St.
This workshop will go over all the CPR guidelines, skills, and techniques for handling emergencies involving adults, children, and infants. The workshop is designed for the general public, babysitters, day-care providers, lifeguards, teachers, Scout leaders, and anyone else involved in programs where individuals could require emergency care. The course is taught by certified instructors who are all licensed paramedics with real life experience. The certification is good for two years. The cost is $50 for Ridgeville Park District residents, $55 for non-residents.