Thanks to Louis' Law, Carla Leonard is alive and can watch her daughter grow.
As a school crisis intervention aid, Carla had grown to hate one part of her morning routine: bumping her head on the AED situated right near her desk. Ironically, CPR and that AED saved her life. She was 43 when she went into sudden cardiac arrest during the morning pledge. The school nurse quickly started CPR and used the AED. This gave Carla a fighting chance at survival until EMTs arrived.
Carla knows she is one of the lucky ones. About 90% of sudden cardiac arrest victims do NOT survive. As a survivor, Carla is now doing everything she can to help change this grim statistic. New York put safety put by requiring schools to have AEDs. Now, Carla has personally contacted each member of the Board of Regents to urge them to take the next step - to require CPR and AED instruction for students.
We're getting closer...will you join Carla by contacting the Board of Regents today?