September is National Preparedness Month. In that spirit, McAllen Medical Center will host the third annual Trauma and Injury Prevention Expo to educate the community about preventing and treating medical emergencies and trauma.
Physicians, clinicians, first responders and other partner agencies will be on hand to present information and answer questions. There will be demonstrations of the Jaws of Life®, bee safety, hunting and fishing safety, water safety and more.
Enjoy interactive exhibits, such as hands-on CPR training, child fingerprinting, Teddy Buckle Up, and a kids’ bicycle rodeo. Tour air and ground ambulances, take part in screenings and get tips on how to keep your family safe. This is a free event for all ages. The event will include:
- Fire safety presentations
- Jaws of Life extractions
- Kid fingerprinting
- Bicycle rodeo
- CPR demonstrations
- RED program simulator driving
- Emergency vehicle showcase
- Fire department smokehouse
- Grease fire demonstrations
- 50+ exhibitors
Bring your teddy bear or other special stuffed animal for a checkup at the Teddy Bear Clinic.
Attention Girl and Boy Scouts! Get your fun patch for attending the event.
Location: McAllen Medical Center and DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel as well as outdoor parking areas