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Posted on: January 3, 2019

ARE YOU SIGNED UP for one of the upcoming Certified Comprehensive First Aid Trainings (CCFA)

Be a Life Saver

ARE YOU SIGNED UP for one of the upcoming Certified Comprehensive First Aid Trainings (CCFA)??? We have two dates to choose from and the trainings are FREE to Corte Madera residents. Make sure you contact Lorena Barrera at Town Hall to get added to the list. Get the details below. 


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In our continuing commitment to emergency preparedness the Town of Corte Madera is sponsoring training classes for community members. This is one of the many ongoing efforts town-wide to build community awareness, preparation and resilience.

  • The 5-hour class is certified (2 years) by the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI)
  • The course material covers child & adult CPR, appropriate use of Automated External Defribillators (AEDs), how to manage blood borne pathogens, appropriate skilled first-aid training, and coordination and interaction with badged first-responders
  • The course is hands-on, interactive and focused 
  • The course will give special attention to our local vulnerabilities of fire and earthquake response
  • Beverages and snacks will be provided
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and be prepared to be engaged!
  • Participants completing the course will receive a home first-aid kit 
  • You may sign-up by sending your full name and home address via email to Lorena Barrera at lbarrera@tcmmail.org or by calling 415-927-5086. Early enrollment is highly encouraged. You will not be able to participate if you are not enrolled. 
  • Classes are offered on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Questions regarding the course curriculum may be directed to Marla Orth (dhsys@sbcglobal.net)
  • Questions regarding enrollment may be directed to Lorena Barrera at lbarrera@tcmmail.org
  • All classes will be held at the Corte Madera Community Center, 498 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera, and begin promptly at the specified time.  
  • Class Dates for the Corte Madera community are:
    • Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:00 AM 
    • Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10:00 AM
  • Your skilled efforts can potentially save a life or prevent a disability. Giving you the skill set will remove the fear and hesitation to act quickly and appropriately. 

Thank you for your commitment to our Town’s safety.


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