IV HIGH: First responders class learn life-saving skills

Southwest High School student Julio Camacho practices techniques to control bleeding on Brianda Rodriguez during the First Responders class on Feb. 4. PHOTO AJA HOOD

Thousands of people die from choking every year. According to Injury Facts 2017, choking is the fourth-leading cause of unintentional injury death.

The students in the First Responder class at Southwest High School have learned about the different skills needed in order to gain their certifications for the American Red Cross.

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