Stop the Bleed Workshop
With the Mary Washington Hospital Trauma Team and the LOW Volunteer Rescue Squad, LOWLINC conducted a Stop the Bleed workshop for members, volunteers, and the LOW community. Forty-two LOW residents learned and practiced techniques to use in an emergency to stop excessive bleeding. June 29, 2019.
Hands-only CPR Workshop
A hands-only CPR workshop was conducted with Mary Washington Healthcare and LOW Fire and Rescue. The workshop was attended by 64 LOW residents. In addition to CPR instruction, staff from MWHC also demonstrated the Heimlich Maneuver for choking and reviewed steps for using the Heartstart Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and performing infant CPR. September 5, 2019.
As part of our continuing collaboration with Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services, LOWLINC hosted a six-week workshop on Chronic Disease Self-Management. The workshop gave participants tools and strategies to manage their chronic health conditions. October 1 through November 12, 2019.