Quileute Headstart will host a Family First Aid Night at the Akalat in La Push on Thursday, Feb. 7. The event will run from 5:30-8 p.m., with a free dinner, served from 6-7 p.m.
Raffle drawings will be held around 7 p.m. Prizes include; first aid kits, fire safety kits, car seats, sports physicals and more.
According to organizer Rebecca Schwartz so far 30 groups of presenters totaling over 75 individuals have confirmed their participation!
“The State Attorney General’s Office confirmed today, we have Northwest Airlift landing a medivac helicopter on-site for people to look at, PenCom is setting up a 911 call booth for kids to practice dialing 911, and so much more,” said Schwartz.
Participants and topics so far confirmed:
Ruby Nelson – Car Seat Safety
Bill Paul (Fire Dept) – Fire Safety/Water Safety
Allen Nelson (State Patrol) – Impaired/Distracted Driving Program
Jay Matsen (CPR) – Obstructed Airway CPR
Quileute Health Clinic – Medication Dosage, Overdose, etc
Quileute Dental Clinic – Dental Safety/Sports
Forks Ambulance Crew – Stop The Bleed, Ambulance on site
Quileute Head Start – First Aid Kits for the home and car
Quileute Head Start – Home Safety
Clallam County Sheriff’s Dept. – Bullying, When to call 911, 911 Call Booth for kids, Marine safety (Officer Hoban)
Olympic Area Agency on Aging – Fall prevention, Family Care, Senior legal advice, etc.
Jodi Riker – Public Outreach Education, Community Emergency /Disaster Preparedness
QVSD – OLWEUS Anti-Bullying
QVSD – Prevention & Student Support
Forks Police Department – Needle Disposal, Drug Identification
Bogachiel Clinic – ER visit versus Clinic visit (Jonas Merrill)
Lapush Police Dept. – Car Seat Safety and checks (working with Ruby Nelson)
La Push Fire Dept. – Emergency exit plans for home, fire extinguishers
Quileute New Beginnings – Domestic Violence, ACEs
Clallam County SAR – “Hug a tree” Lost Children project, Hiking Safety
PenCom – Topic TBD
QHC – Lice education materials
Forks Athletic & Aquatic Center – Exercise Safety
Washington State Attorney General’s Office – Consumer Protection
Forks Elks – Elroy the Elk, the Elks Drug Awareness program’s mascot
Schwartz said she is still waiting for a few more entities to confirm their participation.
No one can predict when a severe injury, devastating disaster, accident or traumatic event will happen to their family. It is the goal of this event to give families the tools to prevent injuries, save lives and minimize the lasting impact of a traumatic event.
For more information or questions contact 360-374-2631.