It doesn’t matter how quickly EMS providers get to a scene—bystanders will always be there first. Save-A-Life Day empowers the general public to learn and apply steps that can be taken to help save a life. Two great examples are community CPR and Stop the Bleed training courses. Check for more information under the CPR Challenge tab on the EMS Week page at


On Thursday, May 23rd, Armstrong will offer a free "drop in" STOP THE BLEED first aid training to the public.

This free hands on training for the public is part of Armstrong's recognition of National EMS Week which runs from May 19th-25th

Who: Any adult or teenager
Why: Learn how to save a life in less than 10 minutes
Instructors: Armstrong Ambulance Service
Tactical Paramedics assigned to the NEMLEC SWAT team
When: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Hours: Anytime between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Armstrong Ambulance Service
Ambulance bay (rear of the building)
87 Mystic Street
Arlington, MA 02474

Sign up: or just "drop in" between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Refreshments will be provided along with a meet and greet with your neighborhood paramedics and Willie Blue, the Armstrong support puppy.