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Residents Come Together to Press the Chest

Press the Chest
Posted at 10:18 PM, Jun 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-27 22:18:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (WTXL) - Each year, sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of more than 300,000 Americans.  It's estimated, if more people knew CPR, up to 50,000 of these lives could be saved.

Leon County hosted their 5th annual “Press the Chest” 2015 Saturday morning.The event was held at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, and it was free and open to the public. Approximately 800 people participated in this years event, almost doubling last year's attendance.