Free community CPR class kicks off 2020 training calendar

Instructor Lester Stoltz teaches a small group how to perform CPR.

Learn how to save a life at a free community CPR class, 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at Alpine Lakes Elementary School. The 6-hour class will focus on CPR and First Aid for children and adults, Stop the Bleed and AED use. The class combines guided, hands-on practice, video instruction and certification by the American Heart Association.

The community CPR class is welcome to anyone who lives within the hospital district, which is roughly the same as Cascade School District. Advance registration is required. Sign up by emailing Education Coordinator Lester Stoltz at

The free community class is one of more than a dozen hands-on trainings offered by Cascade Medical’s Emergency Medical team this year. The schedule is posted online at Most classes are intended for healthcare providers and first-responders, such as fire personnel, law enforcement and EMTs. The sessions include:

  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

All trainings are free for Cascade Medical staff, but providers throughout the region are welcome to register. The cost varies by class, but it covers certification fees, materials and a certified instructor. Group discounts are available. For details, email