World First Aid Day

This year’s World First Aid Day took place on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 in Přemysl Otakar II Square. in Vysoké Mýto. It is announced annually by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. 170 national Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world are participating in this event, which promotes the importance of first aid knowledge. As every year, our unit together with the HZS unit from the Vysoké Mýto station took part in this event. Not only our equipment was on display, but also a demonstration of rescuing an injured person from a crashed vehicle. Furthermore, the medical rescue service of the Pardubice Region, the Police of the Czech Republic or the city police had their place here. On this occasion, everyone could try out the difficulty of cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the manikin, or how to proceed in the treatment of various injuries.