What Should New Parents Know About First Aid?

Safety is a very important issue when there are small children living in your household. As a parent, you will need to protect your children from all potential dangers and take the necessary steps to ensure a safe environment within your home. Unfortunately, accidents may still occur even if you have done your best to […]

Do You Know What Types Of Responsibilities An EMT Has?

EMT stands for Emergency Medical Technician, and it refers to an individual who’s trained to expertly administer medical care during an emergency. If you are aspiring to become a certified EMT, you will first need to understand the different types of responsibilities that are present when you assess and treat an ill or injured patient. […]

Ever Considered Having A Safety Champion In Your Workplace?

You can never be too safe at work. Every single employee, including you, should aspire to be a safety champion and it is for good reasons. When there are safety champions in your workplace, the principles that these “champions” embody are influential and will have positive effects on overall workplace safety and employee welfare. In […]

Why Is CPR An Important Life Skill To Gain?

CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and it is a lifesaving technique that can be used in a variety of emergencies such as drowning or sudden cardiac arrests. In cases where a person has stopped breathing and there’s no detectable heartbeat, CPR can sometimes help the individual escape death. You may associate CPR with a mouth-to-mouth […]

First Aid Training: How To Treat Dog Bites

In many instances, dogs are lovable creatures and we seldom see them as a threat to us. However, dog bites do occur for a number of reasons. For instance, your puppy may be nipping as it is in the teething stage. A more dreaded scenario is that stray dogs can get aggravated and attack bystanders. […]

Seymour and Oxford High School team up on Take a Stand Day

Seymour and Oxford high schools will team up for the eighth-annual joint town “Take a Stand Day!” in Seymour on Friday. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Seymour High School, 2 Botsford Road, Seymour. It is being sponsored by the Valley Community Foundation, Naugatuck Valley Savings & Loan, Griffin Hospital, […]

Rotary Club Recognizes First Responders

Pictured left to right – Bottom row: Ryan Hunt of Seymour Ambulance Association and Rotary Club President Charlene Wright. Top row: Officer Sergio Desiderato of the Seymour Police Department and Oxford Resident Trooper, TFC Michael Dyki. Credit Contributed by Joyce Barcley Three community first responders were recently recognized at a dinner reception held Cucina Rustica […]

Babysitting course offered in Seymour

The Seymour Ambulance Association is offering a Safesitter class on Aug. 13 and Aug. 15 from 9am – 1pm. Participants must attend both sessions. The course is designed to teach 11- to 13-year-olds babysitting techniques, children’s activities and child safety. Instructors have experience with children and are certified through SafeSitter as instructors. Students will learn […]

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