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Kitchen Partnership for Thanksgiving

My wife is notorious for burning the first batch of cookies – every time she makes them. Fortunately, she does most of her baking as we approach Thanksgiving and tapers off after Christmas celebrations. Her propensity to burn the cookies is not because she is neglectful, but because she is in and out of the […]

Life-Saving at Camp

What happens when a person suddenly becomes unresponsive due to a heart attack, drowning or other cardiac arrest situation?  They need an AED machine – and quickly – that’s what! Over the past couple of years, we have had the privilege of supplying AED (Automated External Defibrillator) machines to various organizations with monies they received […]

Meet Safety First Instructor, Carissa Jackson

Carissa Jackson is a Licensed Massage Therapist, practicing since 2003.  She has such a passion for sharing knowledge about anatomy and physiology that she became a massage instructor for Heritage Institute and the Florida School of Advanced Bodywork, where she taught numerous modalities as well as CPR & First Aid for 7 years, collectively.  Currently, […]

Nonprofit, You Can Get an AED For FREE!

We at Safety First are on a mission to increase the number of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) within area organizations. These are the life-saving devices that restart the heart in an event of sudden cardiac arrest. Sadly, these emergencies happen with people of any age, and the survival rate decreases by 10% for every minute […]

Partnership with Night Lite Pediatrics Urgent Care

We have some exciting news to share!  We have a new venue for holding some of our most popular safety courses.  Long-time friends and clients of Safety First may remember that for many years we held our Community CPR classes at the two local Babies R Us stores.  Well, we obviously lost that venue when […]

How To Keep Food Safe in Hot Weather

Summer Food Safety The days are warmer and longer and the kids are just about out of school and that means it is time for outdoor cooking and eating. Gathering around the patio table for a BBQ is one of summer’s most-loved traditions, but while you are planning your meal be sure to consider the […]

10 Tips For Staying Hydrated This Summer

Drink 8 glasses of water a day – we’ve heard it for years. But it can be difficult to get enough water, especially during the hot summer months. Here are a few ideas to help you get and stay hydrated.   Drink water before exercising, or the night before if you exercise in the morning. […]