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WILDOMAR: Sidewalk CPR Event Plus a Funny Video on ‘Hands-Only CPR’

Wildomar’s Sidewalk CPR event… What is Sidewalk CPR?

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Screen Shot 2014-06-02 at 8.59.25 PMOn Thursday, June 5th,  from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Riverside County Fire Department in conjunction with Inland Valley Hospital will be participating in the National Sidewalk CPR outreach. The location will be in the Albertson’s shopping center on Clinton Keith and the 15 freeway.

If you aren’t familiar with Sidewalk CPR Day, it is held yearly and last year approximately 15,000 people were trained in Riverside County in “Hands Only” CPR.  Training the public in CPR is critical to improving survival from cardiac arrest, and statistics show that many people are afraid to “do it wrong” or intimidated by the idea of “mouth to mouth.”  As we know, chest compressions have been proven to be as effective as full CPR in witnessed arrests, actually even more so because people are more likely to do it.

Adult “Hands Only” CPR can be taught quickly and effectively by healthcare…

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About Ashley Ludwig

Ashley Ludwig is an Editor for Patch News, Orange County and Los Angeles. She is also an inspirational romantic suspense author.

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