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Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
Stop the Bleed trainings co-sponsored by the Lamoille Valley MRC, Copley Hospital and Morristown EMS, who wants to ensure members of our community, workplaces, and schools are knowledgeable in the use of compression techniques or a tourniquet in trying to stop uncontrolled bleeding. Join us for this FREE course.
Join the Northeast Kingdom MRC at their monthly meeting for a presentation on Hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver.
Since 2016, more than 20 states, including New Hampshire and Massachusetts, have reported hepatitis A outbreaks. Over 22,000 cases have been reported, with a hospitalization rate near 60%. Recent outbreaks primarily affect adults and cause severe disease.
Join the MRC in practicing to setup and demobilize the 20-bed portable hospital, which could be requested in an emergency for deployment. The Portable Hospital is being set-up for a Training Exercise by Porter Hospital on Friday Afternoon. Therefore volunteer assistance is needed Friday Morning to get it ready and Saturday Morning to break it down.
Friday Morning, September 13, 2019 (Set-Up) 8:30 – 1:00pm.
Saturday, September 14, 2018 (Demobilization) 8:30 – 1:00pm.
Set-up includes, unpacking the trailer, inflating tent, running electrical cords, installing HVAC units, setting up medical cots, placing sand bags. Demobilization proper dismantling of equipment and repacking of trailer.
This is a very fun hands on opportunity!
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