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Safe Sitter Classes planned at St. James Parish Hospital

LUTCHER — St. James Parish Hospital will hold its annual Safe Sitter Classes this summer.

The hospital is offering two options for attending: June 18 and 19 or July 16 and July 17.

Hospital leaders said Safe-Sitter is a medically accurate, hands-on two-day class that teaches boys and girls ages 11 through 13 how to handle emergencies when caring for children.

Classes cover basic first-aid and CPR for infants and children in addition to offering information about how to handle children and run a safe business.

Safe Sitter Classes are held in the Medical Plaza Community Room from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. concluding with a presentation to parents on day two. Upon completion, students are presented with a certificate.

The class fee is $40 per student. Space is limited.

To R.S.V.P., visit sjph.org. One form per attendee is required.

If you do not have computer access or need more information, call 225-258-5903.