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Learn How to Prevent a Choking Emergency at Jan. 18 Class

NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital is offering an educational program for anyone who would like to learn how to respond to a basic choking emergency.

The course is appropriate for those who work in the food-service industry or anyone who wants to learn basic choking-relief skills. For those who work in food service, completion of this course satisfies 105 CMR 590.001 State Food Code requirements.

The one-hour class costs $20 per person, and certification is good for two years. The class will be offered Monday, Jan. 18 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Dakin Conference Room at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.

To register or for more information, call the Cooley Dickinson Professional Development Office at (413) 582-2400 or e-mail michele_hildebrandt@cooley-dickinson.org.