Safe Sitter Course offered at OSF Saint Paul Medical Center

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MENDOTA – OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center is offering a Safe Sitter course for young teens, grades 6-8. Safe Sitter will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21 from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. in Conference Room C.

This course provides hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques for young teens who are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. They will be equipped with the skills and confidence to act in an emergency. Participants will learn basic first aid, infant and child choking rescue, along with CPR.

The cost is $35 per child, and the class size is limited. To register your child, call weekdays (815) 539-1411 or register for the course online at www.osfsaintpaul.org. Each participant will need to bring a sack lunch to the class along with a sweatshirt. Juice and snacks will be provided.