June 1-7 is CPR and AED Awareness Week

June 1-7 is National CPR and AED Awareness Week. The Office of Emergency Management and Safety encourages all NOVA faculty, staff, and students to please take 90 seconds and watch the above video to learn the lifesaving skills of Hands-Only CPR.

Did you know that 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes? Statistically speaking, if you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love: a co-worker, a spouse, a parent, a child, or a friend.

In just 90 seconds, you can learn the two simple steps to Hands-Only CPR. Please watch the video above so you can be prepared during a cardiac emergency.