CPR Training

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Do You Know How To Perform Life-Saving CPR?

Are you prepared to act if someone you care about stops breathing?

Could you be a hero to a fellow citizen if they need your help?

Performing simple hands-only CPR doubles a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest, yet the vast majority of Americans don’t know how to administer this life-saving procedure.

The Sandy Springs Fire Department offers free CPR classes to civic groups in our city. All groups are welcome, including churches, homeowner associations, social clubs, businesses and organizations. Upon your request, firefighters will visit your group with CPR practice kits, and share vital information that you may someday use to save a life. A class typically lasts 45 minutes, but can be tailored to fit with your meeting schedule. Classes can be as small as 20 participants or as large as 200 participants.   If you need a completion card to meet a job requirement, there is a $20 fee to obtain the card issued from the American Heart Association.

Upcoming Family & Friends CPR Training (held  from 10 am - noon at City Hall, 1 Galambos Way)

  • January 18, 2020
  • February 29, 2020
  • March 21, 2020
  • No class in April
  • May 2, 2020

For more information, or to set up a training class, email ccampbell@sandyspringsga.gov or rmcclendon@sandyspringsga.gov  or call: 770.206.2047.

CPR certification courses may be taken through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.

Not a member of a civic group? You can still learn CPR Online…

The American Heart Association is a great resource for information about CPR. Visit their website to find out how CPR training has impacted the cardiac arrest survival rate of in America, and learn simple, yet critical CPR techniques. Spending a few minutes of your time on the site could help you save a life.

…or learn the basics of CPR in one minute: 


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