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Sentara Teaches ‘Stop the Bleed’

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By Helena Tavares Kennedy The “Stop the Bleed” program at Sentara teaches people who aren’t medical professionals how to control bleeding in an emergency situation. Dynette Rombough, RN, BSN, CPEN,  is Trauma Service Line Lead/Trauma Program Manager at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. “The Stop the Bleed program is designed to teach community members to respond to medical events,” she said. …

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Help Us Help You — Proper Use of 911- Reporting Emergencies

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue As Prince William County continues to dig out from the massive snow storm, many citizens are inquiring about services to assist them in getting back to normal. PWL Inquiries regarding the status of roads and snow plowing in their neighborhoods should be directed to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) at http://vdotplows.org or call 1-800-For Road (1-800-367-7623). …

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