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CPR instructors on the left and CPR trainees on the right as one person practices on a human-shaped dummy in the middle.

CPR Training Takes 5 Minutes, Could Save a Life

San Rafael, CA – What percentage of cardiac arrest patients received assistance from a bystander in the minutes before a professional first responder arrived? For the Marin County Fire Department and other County of Marin providers in 2015, that number was 46 percent, a number that keeps getting bigger each year.

But how to keep growing it? The Marin County Emergency Medical Services Agency is offering its seventh annual “Don’t Miss a Beat: Hands-Only CPR” event on Saturday, June 11, at 21 venues all over Marin County. Last June, more than 1,500 people learned CPR at 18 venues during the local “Don’t Miss a Beat” event.

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