News Release


March 9, 2017

CONTACT: Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225 or

PHOTOS: Available upon request

Learn Marine First Aid in Bellingham, April 24

Be safe on the water!

Washington Sea Grant and the Port of Bellingham are co-sponsoring a Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course on April 24, 2017 in Bellingham.

Topics covered include CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold water, near drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, choking, immobilization and essentials for first-aid kits.

When: Monday, April 24, 2017, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Port of Bellingham, Squalicum Harbor, 722 Coho Way, Bellingham, WA

Fee: $100 ($50 for commercial fishermen)

To register or for more information, contact Sarah Fisken at Washington Sea Grant, 206.543.1225, or


Washington Sea Grant, based at the University of Washington, provides statewide research, outreach, and education services addressing the challenges facing our ocean and coasts. The National Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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