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Pharr EMS Invites Community to Learn Lifesaving Procedures and Tour EMS Headquarters, Thurs. 5/23 @ 8:30 AM

FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2024

Pharr, Texas – The City of Pharr invites the public to participate in a special Stop the Bleed event hosted by Pharr EMS at their headquarters. May 23rd is Save a Life Day and National Stop the Bleed Day.

In honor of these special occasions and as part of EMS Week, visitors will have the opportunity to attend FREE Stop the Bleed and Hands-Only CPR courses and tour the Pharr EMS Headquarters throughout the day on Thursday, May 23, 2024, from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm.

The Stop the Bleed event aims to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills to assist in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Participants will learn life-saving techniques from certified instructors.

In addition to the training courses, attendees will have the unique chance to tour the Pharr EMS headquarters and gain insight into the operations of an ambulance. This behind-the-scenes experience offers a valuable perspective on the vital role of emergency medical services in our community.

Classes will be conducted throughout the day with the following schedule:

  • 8:30 AM – 10 AM
  • 10:30 AM – 12 PM
  • 1:30 PM – 3 PM
  • 3:30 PM – 5 PM
  • 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Tours for Pharr EMS will be available anytime from 8:30 AM to 8 PM.

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The public and media are invited to attend.

WHAT:  Stop the Bleed, Hand-Only CPR Training and EMS Tour
WHEN: Thursday, May 23, 2024, 8:30 AM to 8 PM
WHERE: Pharr EMS Headquarters (3000 N. Cage Blvd. Pharr, TX 78577)