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CPR and AED Awareness Week




June 1st-7th is National CPR and AED Awareness Week. Red Heart Training is pleased to support the American Heart Association and its important mission to increase survival from cardiac arrest. If you are not already certified, we are asking everyone to please take 90 seconds of your day to learn the lifesaving skills of Hands-Only CPR.


Did you know that 70% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes? Statistically speaking, if you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love: a co-worker, a spouse, a parent, a child or a friend.


In just 90 seconds, you can learn the two simple steps to Hands-Only CPR!

Please watch this video any day June 1st-7th, then share the link with family, friends, and co-workers.


Here are some ways you can participate in CPR Week!:

  • Take Charge of your Health Know the signs of a heart attack.

  • Visit your family practitioner and get a check-up.

  • Live healthier by trying new heart-healthy recipes and exercises.

  • Learn more about CPR - Watch the Hands-Only CPR video and share it with 5 friends.

  • Schedule an Instructor-led CPR course for yourself, family, business, or organization.

  • Give a first aid kit to a new parent or grandparent in your life.

  • Organize an on-site CPR training session within your community.

  • Post the CPR Week Image as your Twitter or Facebook profile picture from June 1-7.

  • Post a photo of you and your family on Instagram using the tags #CPRSavesLives and #LearnLifesavingSkills.

  • Honor a survivor of cardiac arrest on Facebook by linking to the Hands-Only CPR video.

  • Recognize someone who has saved a life by providing CPR.

In honor of CPR Week, Red Heart Training is offering 10% off all training classes scheduled now through June 7th. In addition, you can save $100 off the purchase of an AED for your business or organization. Use promo code "CPRWEEK2019" when ordering an AED online or scheduling a training class. #CPRSavesLives #LearnLifesavingSkills

In 2007, the AHA in coalition with the American Red Cross and the National Safety Council worked collaboratively to designate a National CPR and AED Awareness Week federally. On December 13, 2007, Congress unanimously passed a resolution to set aside June 1-7 each year as National CPR and AED Awareness Week to spotlight how lives can be saved if more Americans know CPR and how to use an AED. Did you know about 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes? If you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love. Be the difference for your parent, spouse, or child. What if it were them?



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