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Stop the Bleed Save a Life

January 2019

Newsmakers: How you can ‘Stop the Bleed’ in life-threatening emergencies
East Idaho News, January 20, 2019

"Idaho Falls School District 91 has teamed up with Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center to conduct Stop The Bleed training in all its schools.

The Stop the Bleed program helps save lives by raising awareness about basic actions anyone can do to stop life-threatening bleeding after everyday accidents, emergencies or natural disasters. It is part of a national awareness campaign and call-to-action initiated by a federal interagency workgroup and supported by the American College of Surgeons."

Global Citizens fellow aspires to improve health care discrepancies in Thailand
Daily Bruin, January 14, 2019

"While Stop the Bleed was created in response to mass shootings in the United States, Gillette applied the techniques to accidents that local populations in Thailand might experience, working with both Thai communities and Burmese refugees to teach in the clinic and expand the lessons to local schools."

Bystanders in Reston learn how to "Stop the Bleed"
WDVM 25, January 4, 2019

“A program at Reston Hospital Center that encourages bystanders to become trained and empowered to decrease that number by providing immediate care. With tourniquets and gauze the ‘Stop the Bleed’ campaign turns Northern Virginia bystanders into lifesavers teaching them bleeding control techniques step by step.”