Albany Medical Center to donate CPR kits to local high school

WNYT Staff
Updated: December 04, 2019 09:00 AM
Created: December 04, 2019 08:49 AM

Albany Medical Center will donate CPR in school kits to Shenendehowa High School on Wednesday.     

The kit has 10 self-inflating training manikins, and an AED demonstrator.    

Students will learn hands-only CPR.   

 Nearly 300,000 people suffer sudden cardiac arrest each year, and only 11 percent survive.     

Having hands-only CPR performed more than doubles the chances of survival.

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