Did you know Champaign Park District requires staff to become and maintain CPR & First Aid Certifications? We also have a team of certified instructors who teach staff throughout the year.
Our Program Manager & Lead CPR Instructor, Shannon Walter, used her skills on October 6, 2023 to save a local breakfast celebrity, Lester Lindsay of Original Pancake House. Learn more about the incident in this News-Gazette article. >>
CPR Training & PulsePoint App
Shannon shared a few tips on how your can help keep our community safe in case of an emergency:
- Become CPR & First Aid Certified >>. Classes available at the Springer Cultural Center.
- Download the PulsePoint App >> , keep phone location on, and subscribe to the CPR alerts.
- Do not be afraid to act in the event of an emergency.
You could be the difference between somebody living and somebody dying.
-Shannon Walter, CPD Program Manager