Ontario In-Service Day Held To Increase Crisis Preparedness

  • 8/20/2018 1:38:36 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

ONTARIO, OH - OhioHealth held an All Staff In-Service Day in Ontario, which included Stop The Bleed Training. 

Types of training held during the in-service day were: Stop The Bleed, A.L.I.C.E, CPR, and AED training. An evacuation drill was also held. 

Stop The Bleed is a national campaign teaching individuals how to stop or control life-threatening bleeding until medical personnel arrives. OhioHealth instructors performed hands-on demonstrations on applying tourniquets, packing wounds, and correctly applying pressure. 

OhioHealth received a $62,000 grant from the Ada Ford Foundation to supply wall-mounted Stop The Bleed Kits to every school in Richland County. 

The training was held at both Ontario High School and Ontario Middle School. 

 

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