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.
Tuesday: Northeast Tobacco-Free Community Partnership presentation
The presentation was reocreded and can be found on WestfordCAT.
Wednesday: Septic information
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 firstname.lastname@example.org *Depending on the response, another class may need to be offered.
For more information: https://www.stopthebleed.org/
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!
For more information: https://cpr.heart.org/en/cpr-courses-and-kits/hands-only-cpr
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.