Wednesday is Trauma Awareness Day!
Local clinicians at Hartford Hospital held demonstrations on how to “Stop the Bleed,” including how to use a tourniquet.
In the event of a bleeding emergency, they say to follow these steps.
- Call 911
- Assess the situation and do what you can to control the bleeding with direct pressure
- worst case scenario, use a tourniquet
They also teamed up with the National Shooting Sports Foundation to speak about firearm safety.
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