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Community Outreach

Upcoming Events
Stop the Bleed Training

The Emergency Preparedness Committee for the City of Takoma Park is offering a one-hour course on how you can control severe bleeding due to an accident or intentional harm. The techniques taught will show various ways to control severe bleeding on someone using just your two hands, to someone that has access to a full trauma kit.

Classes are held in the Azalea Room of the Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave, Takoma Park Md.

Future classes to be scheduled

If you have questions about the class.

Contact Ron Hardy, Emergency Preparedness Manager

301-891-7126 or ronh@takomaparkmd.gov

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. The sooner the severe bleeding is controlled the greater the chance someone has surviving. The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Stop the Bleed® program continues to empower the general public to make a difference in a life-threatening emergency by teaching them the basic techniques of bleeding control.

Naloxone Training

Free Naloxone Training

Takoma Park Community Center

7500 Maple Ave Takoma Park

Azalea Room

Wednesday June 26 6:30 to 8:00 PM

Community members concerned about a friend or family member with an opioid addiction are invited to attend a free training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses with the use of Naloxone, a prescription medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.

Participants who complete the training will receive a free Naloxone kit.  Tips on overdose prevention and resources detailing local and national resources will be provided. The training is free, but registration is required. Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

Training is provided by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and the site is sponsored by Takoma Park Emergency Preparedness.

To sign up go to Naloxone Training and complete the on-line application or contact Ron Hardy at 301-891-7126 and leave a call back number.

The class is limited to 40 people and registration closes Monday June 24.

Annual Events
  • Spring:
    • May 18, 2019 Celebrate Takoma 4-7 pm. Emergency Preparedness Table
  • Summer:
  • Fall:

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