Free CPR Classes

SepSeptember 29 2016

8:00am - 12:30pm Warr Acres Fire Department

5930 NW 49th Street, Warr Acres, OK 73122
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CPRThe Warr Acres City Fire Department is offering free CPR classes to anyone interested in learning this valuable skill on September 29th between the hours of 8:00 am and 12:30 pm. The class lasts approximately 10 minutes and is being offered as a walk-in service at the Warr Acres Fire Station, 5930 NW 49th Street.

The American Heart Association offers the following facts about CPR:

  • Nearly 383,000 out of hospital sudden cardiac arrests occur annually, and 88% of cardiac arrests occur at home.
  • 4 out of 5 cardiac arrests happen at home.
  • Statistically, if called on to administer CPR in an emergency; the life you save is likely to be someone at home: a child, a spouse, a parent or a friend.
  • Failure to act in a cardiac emergency can lead to unnecessary deaths.
  • Effective bystander CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival, but only 32% of cardiac arrest victims get CPR from a bystander.

Please call the fire department at 789-5912 if you have questions or need more information.

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