The Westfield Area Y is proud to announce new CPR/AED & Basic First Aid Certification Courses to help you be a life saver at the Main Y facility, 220 Clark Street in Westfield. 
 
The course is open to members and the community ages 13 and up. Participants will learn how to be prepared to help a friend, neighbor or loved one when it really counts.   
 
 
This training will help participants handle the most common illnesses and injuries such as how to:
·         Identify signs of a heart attack
·         Help a choking child
·         Act if adult slurs their speech
·         Recognize signs of poisoning
·         Stop severe bleeding
 
Participants will receive a two-year certification in CPR/AED and Basic First Aid. 
 

The course is offered on the following dates and times:
 
  • Saturday, March 21st, 7:00 am – Noon
  • Saturday, March 28th, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 15th, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
 
Registration is available in person at the Main Y facility or members can register online at www.westfieldynj.org.  Please call Patti Cassiba at (908) 233-2700 x223 or email her at pcassiba@westfieldynj.org with any questions. 
 
The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.