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Learn the Two Simple Steps 2 steps to Save a Life Hand-Only CPR CPR WEEK June 1-7
 The American Heart Association invites you to celebrate National CPR & AED Awareness Week in your community every June 1-7.

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Chain of Survival

The “Chain of Survival” provides a useful metaphor for the five core elements of the ECC systems concept.

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CPR Survivor Stories

Read about people who are alive today because someone acted quickly and performed CPR. We encourage you to read these stories, share them with your friends and family, and add your own to inspire others to learn more about Hands-Only CPR.

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