Hit rewind and watch the highlights of the 2017 Anthem Foundation and American Heart Association Hands-Only CPR campaign.
Hands-Only CPR has two steps, performed in this order: when you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse, call 911. Then, push hard and fast in the center of the chest until help arrives.
Heidrich was trained in Hands-Only CPR and, as a future lifesaver, understands how critical it can be for bystanders to respond if they witness a cardiac arrest outside the hospital.
“The chest compressions you apply while administering Hands-Only CPR can be vital to buying the time necessary to allow emergency medical personnel to arrive at your location,” said Heidrich, who is the director of communications for the State of Maine’s Department of Administrative and Financial Service.
More than 3,700 people were ultimately trained in Hands-Only CPR during the six-week long […]