Stop the Bleed Class
Stop the Bleed is a nation-wide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly to save lives. Stop the Bleed. During the 90 minute class, students will learn to recognize serious bleeding and ways to control it such as applying direct pressure, packing wounds, and use of a tourniquets.
Date: TO BE RESCHEDULED
Time: TO BE RESCHEDULED
Where: Classrooms A and B in Building B.
Class will be limited. Contact Olga Blanchard to sign up.
Life Line Screening
LifeLine Screening will be at CELC
Date: Wednesday, November 23
Time: Appointments need to be scheduled
Where: BldgB Sanctuary
Preregistration is required. There are three different ways to sign-up:
Call toll free: 1-800-679-5192
Text: the word “circle” to 797979
•Life Line Screening is coming to your community for a one-day Preventive Healthcare Screening.
•Life Line Screening goes beyond regular checkups to look inside your arteries for signs of plaque build-up
A package of five screenings to identify risk for stroke, heart disease and other chronic conditions will be offered:
Carotid Artery Screening (Plaque)
An ultrasound is performed to screen the carotid arteries (a pair of blood vessels in the neck that deliver blood to your brain) for buildup of fatty plaque. This buildup, called atherosclerosis, is one of the leading causes of stroke.
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening
An Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) test is performed using blood pressure cuffs on the arms and legs. It is important to screen for PAD because it increases the risk of coronary artery disease, heart attack, or stroke.1
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA). An ultrasound is performed to screen the abdominal aorta for the presence of an enlargement or aneurysm. AAA can lead to a ruptured aortic artery, which is a serious medical emergency.
A 6-lead electrocardiogram (EKG) is performed by placing sensors on the arms and legs to screen for Atrial Fibrillation. AFib can lead to blood clots, stroke, and heart failure, and other heart-related complications.
An ultrasound is performed to measure the shin bone for abnormal bone mass density. This can help assess the risk of osteoporosis, a disease where bones become weak and brittle.
Blood Pressure Checks
You are invited to take advantage of our free blood pressure readings every 2nd Sunday of the month after worship.