Re: First Aid question - snakebite
Chaplain Morrison (aettch@EMAIL.GRAFENWOEHR.ARMY.MIL)
Sat, 14 Dec 1996 08:28:01 -0500
Michael Phelan wrote (in part):
>In case you're interested, the Clay County Sheriff's Office phone number is
>(904) 264-6512. Maynard Cox wears a pager and if you have a snake bite
>emergency, they will page him and he will return your call. If you're
>hiking with Scouts in a snake area, it may be a good idea to take this
>phone number with you and keep it handy in case you have a bite and have to
>go to an emergency room. They may not have his number or even heard of him.
It may also be a good idea to carry a cellular phone (or hand-held HF radio)
these days when hiking with scouts in any area. One call could get you a
helicopter or a mountain rescue team if such were needed.
TCC, BSA Troop 261
NE-IV-90 (another) F0X
Sorry, Michael, you get this again.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City