February 2, 2018 12:00 am
Join Creek County Literacy Program and Larry Pickens of Creek County Ambulance during this informative free workshop, “Learning & Understanding About the Services of 911” on Tuesday, August 16 at 5:30pm at the Library Annex, 15 North Poplar Street in Sapulpa.
Pickens will cover a number of topics, including: What is 911? What does EMD 911 mean? What would you call 911 for? Calling an EMD 911 call center and listening to questions they might ask, Basic First Aid, and Mistakes of calling 911. Pickens will also answer participant questions.
According to the State of the State¹s Health Report Card, Oklahoma had a nearly 50 percent increase in death due to unintentional injuries from 2000 to 2012. In 2012, approximately 2,300 Oklahomans died from an unintentional injury and accounted for 1 in 16 deaths. Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of premature death; males are more likely to die from an unintentional injury than females.
“Learning & Understanding About the Services of 911” is a free health literacy project of Creek County Literacy Program supported by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries with funds under the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. For more information or to register, please call 918-224-9647.