Welcome to the Oswego Fire Protection District’s CPR page, where we are proud to partner with IllinoisSafety to offer high-quality CPR and first aid training to our community.
The Importance of CPR Training for Our Community
CPR, or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, is a crucial skill that every member of our community should know. It is a life-saving technique that can make all the difference in the event of a cardiac arrest, which can occur suddenly and without warning. When performed correctly, CPR can help restore the flow of oxygenated blood to the brain and other vital organs until medical help arrives.
In an emergency situation, every second counts, and performing CPR immediately can significantly increase the chances of survival. The more people in our community who are trained in CPR, the better prepared we are to respond in an emergency and potentially save a life.
Learning CPR not only benefits the individual who learns it but also has a positive impact on our entire community. By increasing the number of people trained in CPR, we create a safer community with a greater chance of survival in case of an emergency.
In addition to learning CPR, it is important to call 911 and get professional help as soon as possible in case of an emergency. CPR is an essential first step in responding to a cardiac arrest, but it is not a substitute for professional medical care.
Community CPR Classes at Oswego Fire Station #1
We are pleased to offer community CPR classes at our Fire Station #1, located at 3511 Woolley Road in Oswego, IL 60543. Certified instructors provide hands-on training in adult, child, and infant CPR, use of AEDs, and choking rescue techniques.
To sign up for a class and view our schedule, please click on the link below. We encourage all community members to take advantage of this opportunity to learn life-saving skills and be prepared to respond in an emergency.
Thank you for your interest in our CPR classes, and we look forward to seeing you soon!
ON-SITE CLASSES AT YOUR LOCATION
Certified instructors are available to provide on-site American Heart Association classes customized to meet your group’s specific needs. A variety of training options are available, including CPR, AED, First Aid, BLS for Healthcare Provider, ACLS, and PALS training. More information about on-site training can be found HERE.