Registration Now Open for Brookings Health System’s Popular Safe Sitter Class

Posted: 11/27/2013

Registration is now open for Brookings Health System’s popular Safe Sitter Class to be held on Friday, Jan. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in hospital conference rooms A and B.

The Safe Sitter Class is recommended for 11- to 13-year old boys and girls who are interested in babysitting and working with younger children. Education includes first aid and CPR.

Participants should pack a sack lunch for their noon meal. Parents may attend a completion ceremony at the end of the day. Participants will also receive an informational packet for at-home parent education.

Cost is $50; children whose parents work at Brookings Health System may attend for $25. To register, please contact Heidi Faehnrich at (605) 696-8811 or hfaehnrich@brookingshealth.org.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, Arlington Medical Center and White Medical Clinic. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.