Hundreds learn how to save a life with hands-only CPR


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Hundreds of Austinites learned how to save a life on Sunday as part of an ongoing initiative to raise awareness for heart health. 

They learned how to perform CPR as part of ​​​​​​KXAN’s partnership with The American Heart Association to teach Central Texans the life-saving technique. 

The event was the first of three where the association will offer lessons for free. See below for the full details about upcoming lessons:

  • Monday, Oct. 15
    • The Browning Hangar at Mueller Lake Park
    • 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 20
    • American Heart Association’s Austin Heart & Stroke Walk at the Long Center
    • 8:00 a.m.

KXAN is also sponsoring The American Heart Association’s Heart & Stroke Walk coming up on Oct. 20 at the Long Center. 

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