Do You Know How To Handle A Heart Attack?

CPR CertificationDid You Know?

  • Approximately 715,000 heart attacks occur in the United States every year.
  • Heart attacks are a leading cause of death for Americans.
  • More than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital setting each year in the United States.
  • More than 70% of these happen at home, making it critical that people are educated and prepared in case a loved one goes into cardiac arrest.
  • About 90% of people who had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest will die; however, their chances of survival can double or triple if they receive help within the first few minutes of an attack.

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