Hands-Only CPR Day
Help set a record for the largest CPR training event in the U.S.!
September 7, 2014
Register as an individual or with a team and choose your 30-minute training period. Sessions will take place every half hour between 10 am and 4 pm. Walk-ins welcome.
The five largest teams will win Automated External Defibrillators; the next five largest will win CPR equipment.
Anyone can learn to perform CPR, and save a life. Don't pass up this opportunity to participate in this important event and help make Suffolk County safer.
The current survival rate from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in Suffolk County is 5.9%. The most successful communities in the United States have achieved survival rates as high as 16%. Stony Brook University Hospital has the highest documentated SCA survival rate in the country at 12.6%.
CPR plays a critical role in survival from SCA. The rate of Bystander CPR in Suffolk County is 19%, far below other major communities in the United States. CPR performed by family and friends can increase survival from SCA by three fold.
Preparation is Key to Success!