By: Laura Steiner
St. John Ambulance presented Kathy Best with a Life- Saving award Wednesday June 26, 2019. The award is given to a members of the community who save, or attempt to save a life using First Aid knowledge or skills. Best is a Fitness instructor, and has to take a CPR course every year as part of her training for work.
In July, 2018 she used her CPR training to save her husband Colin Best, a Ward 1 Regional Councillor. Colin was getting ready for work, when he had a heart attack. Kathy was able to perform CPR on him for ten minutes while they waited for paramedics to arrive. Colin has made a successful recovery.
St. John Ambulance runs CPR and First Aid training at their three Halton Locations. For more information visit their website.