The father recovered well after being transported by air care to UC Medical Center and spending less than one week in the hospital.
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He and his son are scheduled to be recognized with all of the city and Air Care personnel who worked together to help him.
City council meets at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Fairfield Municipal Building, 5350 Pleasant Ave.
“What saved this gentleman was the extraordinary professionalism and highly trained public safety employees who walked the son through CPR followed by the medical crews providing advanced care within minutes,” Wagner said. “The importance of bystander CPR cannot be understated.”
The Fairfield Fire Department is also preparing to roll out a dual purpose class to businesses and residents called Stop the Bleed and Take 10 CPR.
Stop the Bleed will teach how to stop life-threatening bleeding by proper application of a tourniquet or wound-packing and pressure.
Take 10 CPR will teach, in 10 minutes, how to perform hands-on CPR (compression only; certificates are not issued for this class).
These classes will be offered on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9 to 10:15 a.m. More information will be available through the city’s website.