Fire, EMS agencies urge CPR training in wake of NFL player’s mid-game medical emergency
Social media discussions have included information about CPR and cardiac care, plus expressions of gratitude for the on-scene EMS providers
By FireRescue1 Staff
CINCINNATI — Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin remains at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in critical care Wednesday, two days after experiencing cardiac arrest during an NFL game between the Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals.
Following the event, countless organizations have taken to social media to express their thoughts and prayers for the the 24-year-old safety as well as their admiration for EMS crews who rushed to Hamlin’s aid to provide emergency medical care – with millions watching.
Similarly, several fire and EMS agencies have shared CPR best practices and cardiac care information, urging members of their communities to seek CPR training.
cardiac care awareness and CPR Training information
https://twitter.com/dcfireems/status/1610307272256651265 https://www.facebook.com/BurtonFire/posts/pfbid02VMEaXTniJWtjmuPZTc2UDGnQi2AeAmoydjDRrfYv9P6JGMpFP3xeKmD7dC5pUQqBl https://twitter.com/HeartNews/status/1610347358142828545 https://twitter.com/GVMNFire/status/1610386584783798272 https://twitter.com/BothellFire/status/1610328706106683392 https://twitter.com/SchaumburgIL/status/1610696244338348032
This has been a time of pride, too, for the way those on the field performed after Hamlin collapsed.
https://twitter.com/ktcollopy/status/1610272847842140160 https://twitter.com/HeartOTXHeartMD/status/1610102396470071301 https://twitter.com/SteveBenko/status/1610175062421676038 https://twitter.com/RiyazManjiyani/status/1610113640341938179