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Hiking and Venomous Snake Bite Prevention and Treatment


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

In-person registration is limited or you may join us via Zoom. You must wear a mask when you attend.

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Community Education at Henry Mayo Fitness and Health

24525 Town Center Drive

Valencia, CA 91355

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Space is limited.  Registration is required.

If you register and cannot attend, please call 661-200-2300 so that we can open the spot.

For any questions, call 661-200-2300.

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