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Santa Clarita residents can learn how to perform lifesaving Hands-Only CPR at one of four “Sidewalk CPR” events set for Santa Clarita on Thursday, June 6.

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will host events in front of the hospital’s main entrance and at the Old Town Newhall Library between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at both locations.

Separately, the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the city of Santa Clarita will host Sidewalk CPR events at Westfield Valencia Town Center and at Central Park from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Hands-Only CPR demonstrations will be part of Sidewalk CPR day, which is part of National CPR Week, sponsored by the American Heart Association and the LA County Emergency Medical Services Agency.

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Since the event began in 2016, Henry Mayo officials have trained more than 220 community members in CPR.

According to the AHA, each year more than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur in the United States. About 90 percent of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests die. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival.

Hands-Only CPR has been shown to be as effective as conventional CPR for cardiac arrest at home, at work or in public.

Hands-Only CPR is comprised of two easy steps, performed in this order: (1) Call 911 if you see someone suddenly collapse; and (2) Push hard and fast in the center of the chest to the beat of a familiar song that has 100 to 120 beats per minute, such as “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees. Visit heart.org/handsonlycpr to watch a 90-second Hands-Only CPR instructional video.

For a complete list of LACoFD Sidewalk CPR events, visit fire.lacounty.gov/sidewalkcpr.

For more information on the Sidewalk CPR events taking place at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital and at the Old Town Newhall Public Library, please contact Tamar Avakian at 661-200-1181 avakianta@henrymayo.com.

For information on the Sidewalk CPR events taking place at Central Park and at the Valencia Town Center, please visit fire.lacounty.gov/sidewalkcpr.

About Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is a 238- bed not-for-profit acute care hospital serving the Santa Clarita Valley since 1975. Henry Mayo is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and a STEMI Receiving Center. The hospital features state-of-the-art inpatient facilities, a neonatal intensive care unit, catheterization lab, infusion center, breast center and an outpatient surgery center. Additional services include cardiovascular, trauma, emergency, intensive care, neonatal intensive care, maternity, surgery, nursing, wound care, spine and joint, behavioral health, and acute rehab, as well as cancer, imaging, lab, digestive, respiratory services and physical and occupational therapies. Currently under construction is a new patient tower that will provide up to 142 additional patient beds. It’s scheduled to be open for public use in 2019. Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is located at 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia 91355-2083. For more information, visit www.henrymayo.com or call 661-200-2000.

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