Red Cross offers classes in January

The American Red Cross is offering these Health and Safety, and Disaster Services training classes during January at its Southwest Chapter office, 1911 Main Ave., Suite 282, Durango.

Today, Jan. 8 — Adult CPR/AED, 6-10 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes one-year certification.

Jan. 9-11 — Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) and Instructor Training 6-10 p.m. Friday, Jan.9, and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Jan 10 and 11. Cost is $220 and certification lasts as long as you teach one class a year. The chapter has implemented a volunteer program for potential instructors — if you will agree to volunteer to teach a minimum of six classes during the year, the course fee will be waived.

Saturday, Jan. 10 — Adult CPR/AED and First Aid, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $60 and includes one- and three-year certifications, respectively.

Saturday, Jan. 17 — Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED, and Standard First Aid, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $70 and includes one- and three-year certifications, respectively.

Tuesday, Jan. 20 — First Aid, 6-10 p.m. Cost is $45 and includes three-year certification.

Thursday, Jan. 22 — Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED, 6-10 p.m. Cost is $65 and includes one-year certification.

You may challenge any Red Cross Health and Safety class. Cost is $35. You must pass the written exam and perform the skills without prompting or review. If you fail, you must complete the entire course in order to obtain certification.

Class sizes are limited. For more information on any class, or to register, contact JoLynn at 259-5383 or e-mail jolynn@swcoloradoredcross.org. Classes also can be scheduled for business locations. Class schedules are also available at swcoloradoredcross.org.