Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR, is also called Compressions-Only CPR, or Bystander CPR – life-saving tool of chest compressions only, without mouth-to-mouth contact

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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7 Steps to a Healthy Heart

February 2018 Free CPR Classes for American Heart Month

February 2018 will be the 55th year of “American Heart Month”, a month to focus on the leading cause of the death in The U.S.,   This started back in Dec. 1963, when a joint resolution of Congress requested that all Presidents proclaim Feb. as American Heart Month, which Pres. Johnson did on Dec. 30th, 1963, …

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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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Free CPR in February

Free CPR training during American Heart Month (February)

American Heart Month Again we are doing Free CPR training during American Heart Month (February).  2018 marks year 55 of “American Heart Month”, which began as a joint resolution of Congress in 1963.  It was accompanied by a declaration from Pres. Lyndon Johnson, stating the goal  of American Heart Month is to take time to look …

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February is American Heart Month! (Free CPR month, too)

If you can remember back to Dec. 1963 (I think I was crawling then) – Pres. Lyndon Johnson named February 1964 as the first “American Heart Month” in the U.S.   A month to look at the #1 killer of men in the U.S. at that time – cardiovascular disease.   Pres. Johnson recognized even then the …

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Free Hands-Only CPR “Halloween-Style”

Learn CPR on Halloween Day (twice) We’re not trying to confuse anyone, but we’re having two big events the same day, both in Newnan, and both on Halloween Day. First, at UWG-Newnan, we’re having a Halloween CPR (BLS) certification class, which costs $40 for folks that wear a Halloween costume.   Treats for all, prize for best …

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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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Free Hands-Only CPR (July 4) Newnan area at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Yes, you can really learn life-saving skills before or after your BBQ dinner!  Try it out, at Dickey’s BBQ Pit, Thomas Crossroads, on July 4, 2014, from 11 am – 2 pm.   Whether or not you dine at Dickey’s – you get a free ice cream cone for learning something that might help a …

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Unconscous Lady saved on flight using “Video CPR”

Experts believe chest-compressions only are easy enough to learn by most folks in 10 minutes or less.  That’s one of the reasons that  “Hands-Only CPR” has gotten so much support.  That’s also why we try to have “Sidewalk CPR”, just to show folks how to do chest compressions.     Here’s where a man helped save …

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During CPR, Interruptions to Chest Compressions Decrease Survival Rates

This may lose a few non-technical people, with terms like “coronary perfusion pressure”, but bear with me.  This excellent video drives at the heart of what CPR is, why it’s so important to saving the life of a cardiac arrest victim, and why over the past 8 years chest compressions have increased in importance.  Yes, …

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American Heart Month is the 4 weeks of February

American Heart Month

Since it’s now February, it is American Heart Month.  I haven’t seen a “Presidential Proclamation” of such, but the American Heart Association is proceeding – urging all Americans to focus some time on the problem of cardiovascular disease in this country.  Did you know that, although deaths from heart disease have dropped over 35% in …

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American Heart Month is the 4 weeks of February

Free Atlanta-area CPR Training

The month of February, for the last 10 years, has been designated by our President as “American Heart Month”. We’re sure it will happen this year, also, as cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of Americans.  More men (and women) die per year from heart disease/stroke/cardiac arrest than from all forms of cancer. So in …

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February is American Heart Month (time for Free CPR)

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in our country, for men and for women (little known fact). Here’s another shocking fact for women – 8 times more women die from heart disease than from breast cancer. While we’re looking at facts – more women than men die from heart disease. American Heart Month …

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