Emergency Preparedness- Medical Emergency Awareness

Many residents of Mill Valley are looking for ways to be better prepared and to give back to their community in an emergency. One easy way to help is to know what to do when someone suffers from a Heart Attack or a Stroke. Even though there are always Fire Engines and Ambulances minutes from your location, the time in which it takes them to respond can be critical for the patient. The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association have developed these easy to remember guides for how to identify a medical emergency and what to do about it. Put them to memory; it might save someone‚Äôs life!