Red Cross: Every second counts

Sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of thousands of people in this country every year. During National CPR and AED Awareness Week, the Red Cross is here with a reminder that every second counts in cardiac arrest and people can save lives by knowing how to perform CPR and use an AED.

The Red Cross offers the option to attend in-person classes held at convenient locations with hands-on training from experienced instructors, online, and blended classes which; combine hands-on training with online content. Additional information is at: redcross.org/takeaclass.

The free Red Cross First Aid App provides users with instant access on how to perform proper CPR.