Mark your calendars for Family First Aid Night!

  • Wed Jan 9th, 2019 11:18am
  • News

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.