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55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204
June 6, 2012
On June 7th between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm, Portland firefighters will be teaching hands-only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for free to anyone who walks by Fire Station 1 (Old Town). Station 1 is located at 55 SW Ash Street, just off of Naito Parkway. This week is National CPR week. In conjunction with the American Heart Association, Portland firefighters are lending a hand to help teach hands only CPR which only takes 60 seconds to teach.
WHY LEARN HANDS-ONLY CPR?
Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death. Nearly 400,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests
occur annually in the United States.
BE THE DIFFERENCE FOR SOMEONE YOU LOVE
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 child, a spouse, a parent or a friend.
For more information about Handsfree CPR click here and learn how you can help save a life.