Health First ‘Save a Life’ Day Big Success, Featured Life-Saving Training, Fun Activities For All

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event provided free 'Friends and Family' CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics

More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s “Save a Life” Day Saturday, at the Melbourne Auditorium. The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. (image for Space Coast Daily.com)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA –  More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s  “Save a Life” Day today, March 3, at the Melbourne Auditorium.

The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training.

The event also featured a Health First Pro-Health & Fitness obstacle course, a ninja warrior obstacle course for kids, face painting, rock climbing wall, Brevard Zoo animals, a Magic Pizza Oven presentation by the Pizza Gallery and Grill and a visit from Health First’s First Flight emergency medical transport helicopter.

Founded in 1995, Health First is Brevard County’s not-for-profit, community healthcare system. The fully integrated delivery network (IDN) includes health insurance plans, hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group, and outpatient and wellness services.

As a locally owned, not-for-profit organization, Health First is committed to investing in our community. In 2016, Health First provided more than $158 million in community support.

To learn more about Health First and how we’re giving back to our community, please visit HFgivesback.org

Health First’s “Save a Life” Day last Saturday featured a Health First Pro-Health & Fitness obstacle course, a ninja warrior obstacle course for kids, face painting, rock climbing wall, Brevard Zoo animals and a Magic Pizza Oven presentation by the Pizza Gallery. (Image for Space Coast Daily)

More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s “Save a Life” Day Saturday, at the Melbourne Auditorium. The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. Above, Health First’s First Flight emergency medical transport helicopter was a big hit. (Image for Space Coast Daily)

David Schmitt, Health First Trauma, Emergency Medical & Critical Care Instructor teaches the more than 1,000 attendees during Health First’s “Save a Life”Day. (Image for Space Coast Daily)

More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s “Save a Life” Day Saturday, at the Melbourne Auditorium. The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. (image for Space Coast Daily.com)

Health First’s “Save a Life” Day last Saturday featured a Health First Pro-Health & Fitness obstacle course, a ninja warrior obstacle course for kids, face painting, rock climbing wall, Brevard Zoo animals and a Magic Pizza Oven presentation by the Pizza Gallery. (Image for Space Coast Daily)

Health First’s “Save a Life” Day last Saturday featured a Health First Pro-Health & Fitness obstacle course, a ninja warrior obstacle course for kids, face painting, rock climbing wall, Brevard Zoo animals and a Magic Pizza Oven presentation by the Pizza Gallery. (Image for Space Coast Daily)

More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s “Save a Life” Day Saturday, at the Melbourne Auditorium. The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. Above, Health First’s First Flight emergency medical transport helicopter was a big hit. (Image for Space Coast Daily)

More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s “Save a Life” Day Saturday, at the Melbourne Auditorium. The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. (image for Space Coast Daily.com)

More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s “Save a Life” Day Saturday, at the Melbourne Auditorium. The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. (image for Space Coast Daily.com)

More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s “Save a Life” Day Saturday, at the Melbourne Auditorium. The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. (image for Space Coast Daily.com)

More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s “Save a Life” Day Saturday, at the Melbourne Auditorium. The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. (image for Space Coast Daily.com)

More than 1,000 community members attended Health First’s “Save a Life” Day Saturday, at the Melbourne Auditorium. The event provided free “Friends and Family” CPR training, as well as bleeding-control tactics through Stop the Bleed training. Above, Health First’s First Flight emergency medical transport helicopter was a big hit. (Image for Space Coast Daily)

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