First responders in Frederick County will hold a community preparedness seminar Saturday. 

The free seminar will offer classes on responding to shootings, stopping bleeding, CPR and administering naloxone. It lasts from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The seminar is put on by the Division of Fire and Rescue Services, the Frederick County Division of Emergency Management, the Frederick County Health Department, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, the Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association, the Frederick Police Department, Maryland State Police and the Maryland Department of Health.

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Heather Mongilio is the health and Fort Detrick reporter for the Frederick News-Post. She can be reached at

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