During CPR week, the American Heart Association launched a new video intended to encourage everyone to learn the life-saving skill of CPR. This new video demonstrates how easy it is to learn the steps to save a life. CPR week is an opportunity to raise awareness that everyone should know how to perform Hands Only CPR. You don't need to attend a training class to know how to save someone's life. First, call 9-1-1, and then push hard and fast in the center of the chest. Watch VIDEO HERE.
Recently, bystanders in Grand Forks stepped in to save a young girl's life after she had been pulled, unresponsive, from a swimming pool. The story could have had a very different ending if a bystander had not immediately began giving the young girl CPR. Knowing how to perform Hands Only CPR is important because you never know when someone you know may need it. The chances are that if you actually have to use this life-saving skill. it's going to be on someone you know. Make sure you are armed with the skill necessary to save a life. Take a few moments to watch this video so that you know what to do!