This class will focus on hiking tips for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas and how to prevent and treat venomous snake bites.
Topics will include:
- Planning your hike
- Where to go
- What to bring
- What to wear
- Preparing for emergencies
- Facts about venomous snake bites
- Preventing snake bites
- Venomous snake bite symptoms
- First aid for venomous snake bites
- The “six don’ts”
- Emergency treatment
Speaker(s): Ray Spaid, RN (Henry Mayo Trauma Nurse), Frank Hoffman (Naturalist from Placerita Canyon Nature Center, Amy Sieger Daniels (Professional Hiker/Mountain Climber)
We will have a live rattlesnake on hand for display and identification purposes.
Education Center at Henry Mayo Fitness and Health
24525 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355
Registration is required.
To register, please call 661.200.1311.