Eloy Unified School District Safety Symposium a Success!

We want to recognize the 152 Eloy Unified School District’s educators, administrators, support personnel and community Civil Air Patrol members who joined us Friday, August 17th to talk about the vitally important subjects of school safety and community resilience! Pinal County is blessed to have exceptional professionals who dedicate their lives to ensuring our children receive a top-notch education, and do so in a safe and secure learning environment. Each day these men and women educate and protect our county’s 100,000 children and do so with distinction!

Integrated Community Solutions to Active Violence Events (ICSAVE) led the discussion, and also provided the participants with lifesaving instruction in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Bleeding Control Interventions.  Civilians need basic training in CPR and Bleeding Control principles so they can provide immediate, frontline aid until first responders can take over care of an ill or injured person. Due to many situations, there may be a delay between the time of injury or illness, and the time a first responder is on the scene. Without civilian intervention in these circumstances, preventable deaths may occur.

Although no single set of skills or response can fit all illness, injury, trauma, or active violence situations, making sure everyone knows his or her options and can react decisively will save valuable time and lives. As members of our extended community family, these exceptional men and women now have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to help save a life!

All of us at ICSAVE send out a special thank you to the Casa Grande Fire Department, Casa Grande Police Department and Eloy Fire District for assisting us with this vitally important event. From our family to yours, thank you for your service!

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