Haliburton County Paramedic services want you to know how to use a public access defibrillator. They’re offering a free workshop to learn how it works and how to use it. Chris Parish is the paramedic in charge of the program and he explains why it’s important to know how to use it.

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He says there are 38 of these units across Haliburton County to help in situations where CPR is needed.

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Paramedic Services offer regular CPR courses, but Parish says this workshop will be a little different.

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The training workshop is happening at the Dorset Recreation Centre on December 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. To register for a spot, call the Rec Centre at 705-766-9968 or the Paramedic Services at 705-457-1616.