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First responders host free ‘Stop the Bleed’ program in SLO, Templeton

Posted at 7:07 PM, Mar 28, 2019

First responders are teaching community members on the Central Coast how to control bleeding in emergency situations.

Teams at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo and Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton are having “Stop the Bleed” programs to teach people how to reduce blood loss during emergencies.

They say learning these skills can help save lives during car crashes, accidents at a home or in critical health situations.

The courses will be Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center auditorium and the Founders’ Pavilion Conference Room at Twin Cities Community Hospital.

To reserve a spot call 805-546-7823 or email