Public Health Week 2023

National Public Health Week April 3-9th, 2023

Monday: Youth Mental Health First Aid training

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among children and adolescents ages 12-18.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Description Flyer

Youth Mental Health First Aid training Date/Location/Time

Tuesday: Northeast Tobacco-Free Community Partnership presentation 

Tobacco/Vaping Presentation Detail Flyer

The presentation was reocreded and can be found on WestfordCAT. 

Wednesday: Septic information 

Be Septic Smart

Home Buyer Septic Guide Part 1

 Home Buyer Septic Guide Part 2

Thursday: Stop the bleed and Hands-only CPR 

1-hour Stop the Bleed class (STB) class will be held on Thursday, April 6 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Westford Town Hall, second floor meeting room. Registration is required for this class.

This class provides 3 quick actions to control serious bleeding.

Appy pressure to the wound

Pack the wound

Apply a tourniquet.

Please sign up by emailing  *Depending on the response, another class may need to be offered.

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Additionally, the Public Health Nurse will be offering Hands Only CPR, on Thursday, April 6 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Westford Town Hall, 2nd floor meeting room.

This is a drop-in class only, no registration required; no CPR certification is offered on this day. This presentation requires minutes of your time, to practice hands only CPR, and to watch a quick video (less than 2 minutes from AHA) and learn a lifesaving skill!

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Friday: Guided Meditation 

Join Regional Community Health and Wellness Coordinator, Brittany Nash for a Mind and Every Body practice in which she will lead you through guided meditation, light stretching, intention setting, and breathing techniques. 

Mind and Every Body Practice flyer details