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First Aid

Too Hot San Diego? Know the Symptoms and Treatments for Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

This Summer, San Diego temperatures topped 100 degrees in the valleys and 124 in the desert-only 10 degrees shy of the hottest temperature ever recorded on the planet. Learn First Aid for Heat Stroke and be ready to help.

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What happens when you call 9-1-1?

“9-1-1, What is Your Emergency?” When you need help, these words are your lifeline. The dispatcher, never seen and rarely thanked, is often your last hope. Where does my call go? When you call 9-1-1, you are sent to your local law-enforcement dispatcher—police, sheriff or California Highway Patrol (CHP). The appropriate agency is determined by […]

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Heart Smart? You’d better be!

Five minutes of your time today could help keep a loved one alive until help arrives. Learn Sidewalk CPR.


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What Happens When You Call 911

When you call 9-1-1, your call goes to a dispatch center, but which one depends on where you are, and what device you are using to call. Learn how the dispatch process works.

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