Roseville Fire Department401 Oak Street
Roseville, CA 95678
Office (916) 774-5802
Cell (916) 580-8602
Fax (916) 774-5810


PRESS RELEASE #01-012714
Subject :

Hands Only CPR Works!
Contact :Rob Baquera, Fire Communications Officer    916-774-5808

According to the American Heart Association, most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location die because they don't receive immediate CPR from someone on the scene. As a bystander, don't be afraid. Your actions can only help.

Below is a link to a Hands Only CPR Success Story recently produced by the City of Roseville Fire Department.

Hands Only CPR Success Story

If you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse, call 9-1-1 and push hard and fast in the center of the chest to the beat of the classic disco song "Stayin' Alive." CPR can more than double a person's chances of survival, and "Stayin' Alive" has the right beat for Hands-Only CPR.

For an instructional video on how to perform Hands Only CPR visit the Roseville Fire Department’s website here.