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Be the bystander who knows what to do!

June 16, 2018

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif – Free stop the bleed class trains the public how to stop life-threatening bleeds after trauma injury. Stop the bleed Presented by Riverside University Health System Trauma Services in partnership with the American College of Surgeons, is a free 45-minute class that is regularly offered to train members of the public how to stop massive bleeding from traumatic injuries such as gunshot wounds and vehicle accidents.

Just like knowing how to perform CPR, knowing how to stop massive bleeding from traumatic injuries can save lives! Be that bystander who knows what to do in an emergency.

  • When: July 12 (Thursday) at 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

  • How: Call 951-486-4212 to register for a free class or to obtain information about upcoming schedules and training opportunities.

  • Where: Riverside University Health System, Ashley Education Building, Medical Center Campus, 26520 Cactus Avenue, Moreno Valley

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action, part of RUHS Trauma Services’ mission to educate the public and cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Visit us online at

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