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Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital hosts “Stop the bleed. Save a life.”

Posted at 3:28 AM, Jan 30, 2019

Community members can take free classes on how to recognize and stop life-threatening bleeding.

The Trauma Center at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is offering free training to everyone on four different dates throughout 2019.

This year’s first class will be on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 3:30 p.m. The same class will be offered on April 25, July 25 and Oct. 24 all starting at 5:30.

The training focuses on immediate response to bleeding, recognizing life-threatening bleeding and appropriate ways to stop the bleeding.

To register for classes, visit this website.

All classes take 30 minutes and will be located at the Santa Barbara Burtness Auditorium.