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American Red Cross hosting free pediatric CPR and first aid courses for child caretakers

Posted at 10:32 AM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-06 19:12:57-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Being a caretaker can take a lot of skills and knowledge. That's why the City of Bakersfield and the American Red Cross are teaming up to host free pediatric CPR and first aid courses.

There's a course happening every month from now through March. The first is happening this Saturday, Jan. 11.

The next dates are:

  • Saturday, Feb. 8
  • Saturday, March 21

The course run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McMurtrey Aquatic Center. Classes are open to parents, grandparents, expectant parents and all other childcare providers.

Those who wish to attend must pre-register in person at 1321 Q Street. For more information call (661) 852-7430 or click here.