Residents Offered Rescue and CPR Training at Brownsville Save a Life Event

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Brownsville officials want to make sure residents know the basics when it comes to first-aid.

Saturday, the Brownsville Public Health Department teamed up with Valley Regional Medical Center to host "Brownsville Save a Life".

The event offered hands-on choking and CPR training.

Brownsville City Commissioner, Jessica Tetreau-Kalifa said she put the plan into motion after she experienced a choking incident back in February.

"In that breath, in that second, I wanted to make sure that nobody else felt like CPR was not important," Tetreau-Kalifa said.

She added after her own experience, she realized how vital CPR and choking rescue is.

Tetreau-Kalifa hopes the training can save a life down the road.


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