bystander CPR

Free Hands-Only CPR courses (Feb. 2020)

February of 2020 is the 57th year of “American Heart Month” – a month to focus on lowering the number of deaths each year from heart disease.  The original proclamation regarding Heart Month was made by President Lyndon Johnson Dec. 20, 1963, and has carried forward through to Pres. Trump. Newnan CPR committed in 2013 …

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Free CPR Classes for American Heart Month – Feb 2019

This February is the 56th year of “American Heart Month”.  In February, we concentrate efforts on the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.   This started with President Lyndon Johnson Dec. 20, 1963, and has carried forward each year since. Newnan CPR proclaimed in 2013 we would offer “Free Hands-Only CPR” …

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Newnan CPR February Free CPR courses

February Free CPR Courses – All South Atlanta areas

February Free CPR courses To celebrate American Heart Month (that’s the entire month of February,   http://bit.ly/2knQZTQ ),  Newnan CPR is again offering February Free CPR courses, non-certification, to our communities.   In 15 locations, dates/times during the month.   We’ll teach the American Heart Association Family & Friends CPR course for free (non-certification)  this month …

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Hands-Only CPR

Atlanta – Hands-Only CPR Tour This Weekend

The American Heart Association and WellPoint Foundation are bringing the “Stayin Alive Hands-Only CPR mobile tour to Atlanta, this Saturday, Sept. 20.  In conjunction with the Heart Walk, to be held at Centennial Olympic Park, the AHA instructors will be showing people free CPR, also teaching people to dance like John Travolta  🙂 The Hands-Only …

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CPR Statistics and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Fact Sheet

(Facts from American Heart Association, updated April 2013)   Anyone can learn CPR – and everyone should!  Sadly, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed.  This alarming statistic could hit close to home, …

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Stayin Alive With Hands-Only CPR

Hands-only CPR, also called Compressions-Only CPR (COCPR), is relatively new concept, just recommended since 2008.  Recent studies have shown it is more effective than traditional CPR (compressions and mouth-mouth breaths) for lay responders,, in cases of a witnessed collapse of adult or teen. If you see a teen or adult collapse, that does not respond, …

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