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March 2, 2017                                               

CONTACT: Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225 or


Learn First Aid for the Sea in Gig Harbor, WA

Thurs., April 6, 2017

Be safe on the water.


Washington Sea Grant and the Gig Harbor BoatShop are co-sponsoring a Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course on April 6, 2017 in Gig Harbor.

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

When:     Thursday, April 6, 2017

               9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where:   Gig Harbor BoatShop
               Eddon Boat Park

               3805 Harborview Drive

               Gig Harbor, 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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