Registration is now open for free CPR classes

Oxford Township announced last week that the Oxford Fire Dept. is offering the American Heart Association’s Family and Friends CPR classes to the public, free of charge, on a monthly basis for two years.

Oxford Fire Department’s EMS Coordinator Capt. Kevin Snell assembling a new CPR manikin. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio, Oxford Township Communications & Grants Manager.

According to CJ Carnacchio, the township’s Communications and Grants Manager, the CPR training equipment and instructor time are being paid for from $12,465 grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and a $1,600 donation from the Chaldean Community Foundation.

The two-hour class is for anyone who wants to learn how to effectively help family, friends, coworkers and strangers in a medical emergency – regardless if they are township residents. These classes are not for people seeking a course completion or certification card.
The first four classes will each be limited to 20 participants and run from 6
to 8 p.m. They are scheduled for:
• Wednesday, Sept. 27
• Wednesday, Oct. 18
• Tuesday, Nov. 7
• Tuesday, Dec. 5
Register online at Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Questions about the classes? Call Oxford Fire Station #1 at 248-969-9483 and ask for Fire Capt./EMS Coordinator Kevin Snell.



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