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What is it?

Hands-only CPR is CPR without the mouth-to-mouth breaths. It’s a life-saving technique that’s used in emergencies in which someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped.

Who should receive it?

Hands-only CPR is recommended for use if you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an “out-of-hospital” setting.

How do you perform it? 

It consists of two simple steps.

1. Call 9-1-1 (or delegate someone to do that).

2. Push hard and fast in the center of the chest at 100 to 120 beats a minute

(Sing “Staying Alive” in your head to keep time)


Live hands-only CPR training will be held at FoxCare on Feb 10 during the Oneonta Heart Walk 

If you would like further training, classes are available in Cooperstown and Cherry Valley Follow this link for more information:



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