Did you know?
- Sudden cardiac arrest happens every 2 minutes in the US. That’s 700+ times a day and 300,000 times a year.
- Nationwide, the survival rate for out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest is only 7%.
- BUT, using an AED – especially in the first 3 minutes – can increase survival from 7% to 60%.
If you had watched this story on The Today Show, you’d already know all of this. And you’d know about ReStart DC, a very cool campaign that we’d love to someday replicate here. Watch…and then learn how to use an AED yourself by signing up for a class: