Hands-only CPR offered at Hefner VA March 13

  • Posted: Friday, March 7, 2014 10:52 a.m.

Members of the Rural Health Integration program team from the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury will provide a free Hands-Only CPR class at the Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St., Thursday, March 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join the Rural Health Integration team and your fellow veterans to learn how perform Hands-Only CPR. This course teaches veterans and their caregivers skills needed to save lives as they learn the two key steps of Hands-Only CPR, with emphasis on the benefits of knowing CPR.


The classes are open to all veterans currently using VA health care and to those veterans possessing a DD-214 and a valid photo ID.

VA staff will also provide healthcare registration, education and information services to all non-registered veterans, and assistance in completing enrollment applications, requesting copies of DD Form 214s, and initiating MyHealtheVet online services.

Former military members who are not currently enrolled for VA health care benefits will need to bring a copy of their DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to attach to their application for VA health care benefits. Veterans who have lost their DD Form 214, you can request a copy from http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/.

For more information, call 1-800-469-8262, ext. 4958/4960/4937/4315. VA outreach activities are posted on the events calendar at http://www.salisbury.va.gov/calendar.asp. For more VA information, visit www.salisbury.va.gov or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/VASalisbury or on Twitter at twitter.com/SalisburyVAMC.

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