AHA Interest - CPR
Reid Derrick, Youth Advocate Allstar
The desire to serve knows no bounds, and that is evident in Reid Derrick. A seventeen-year-old from South Carolina, Reid defines what it means to make a difference – which is exactly what he does with You’re the Cure.
hero_image_alt_text===Reid Derrick youth advocate
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CPR-trained police will save lives
Most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location die because they don't receive immediate CPR from someone on the scene. Every second counts and effective bystander CPR provided immediately after a sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim's chance of survival.
hero_image_alt_text===Supporters of Briana's Law on the steps of City Hall.
Pennsylvania Needs to Adopt CPR Legislation
Over 326,000 sudden cardiac arrests happen every year, most outside of a hospital. If CPR is administered immediately, chances of survival greatly improves. Unfortunately, many bystanders don’t know CPR or are afraid to respond. The American Heart Association has a simple solution that will bring more lifesavers into the community: our students.
hero_image_alt_text===Children learning CPR
thumbnail_alt_text===Children learning CPR