Hospital News

JC Blair Offers Safe Sitter Class to Area Teens

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is offering Safe Sitter classes to youth ages 11 to 13. Taught by J.C. Blair nurses, “Safe Sitter” is a medically accurate program that teaches potential babysitters how to handle emergencies when caring for children. The class also teaches safe and nurturing child care techniques and behavior management skills. The class will be offered twice in June: Friday, June 12, and Monday, June 15, with a registration fee of $40 that covers the cost of class materials, a certificate of completion and lunch. Classes will be held in the J.C. Blair Education Center from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with a graduation ceremony that starts promptly at 3:30 p.m. Parents are invited to attend. Deadline to register is June 5. Space is limited. Call J.C. Blair at (814) 643-8839 to register.