What are the chances of someone dying from…

Cardiac arrest at home - 1 per 1,000 people each year in the US.
Lightening Strike - 1 per 10,000,000 people each year in the US. Tornado - 1 per 5,000,000 people each year in the US. Fire - 1 per 100,000 people each year in the US

Sudden cardiac arrest is NOT a heart attack; it is an electrical malfunction that causes the heart to stop beating effectively.

The heart cannot supply blood to the body and brain.

Unlike a heart attack, there are often no warning signs or symptoms.

The victim suddenly passes out and is unable to call for help.


of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur at home.

Take Action

Make a plan with your household and practice regularly.

Who will call 911?
Who will start CPR?
Who will open the door?

Call 911

Use a cell phone. Put the phone on speaker while talking with the 911 dispatcher and starting CPR.

Start CPR

Double or triple the chance of survival by performing hands-only CPR immediately.

Open Door

Make sure your entrance is unlocked, giving first responders easy access to your residence.

Push hard and fast in center of chest until help arrives.

Together we can improve out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest survival rates.

We invite all community members to learn more.