Sidewalk CPR Day aims to save more lives across the county

Get ready to save some lives! Sidewalk CPR Day is on Thursday. 

Each year more than 1,500 San Diegans are killed because of sudden cardiac arrest. Sidewalk CPR Day aims to lower that number by training approximately 4,000 people in Hands Only CPR. 

The overall goal is to increase the number of lifesavers in the community. There were will be various training events happening across the county.

Trained personnel will teach participants when to call 911, when to use CPR, and how to provide Hands Only Sidewalk CPR.

American Medical Response & Heartland Fire & Rescue personnel will provide Sidewalk CPR training.

Sidewalk CPR Training will take place at the following locations in El Cajon, La Mesa, and Lemon Grove on May 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.:

  • Albertson's, 7090 Broadway in Lemon Grove: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Parkway Plaza in El Cajon: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Grossmont Center in La Mesa: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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