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Meeting Name: Health & Hospitals Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/23/2019 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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19-1370 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 11/13/2018   Not available Video Video
19-0645 1 REQUESTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COUNTYWIDE CPR & AED TRAINING AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AND EXPANSION OF TRAINING ACCESSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COUNTYWIDE CPR & AED TRAINING AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AND EXPANSION OF TRAINING ACCESS WHEREAS, in one year alone, 475,000 Americans die from cardiac arrest and globally, cardiac arrest claims more lives than colorectal cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, influenza, pneumonia, auto accidents, HIV, firearms, and house fires combined; and WHEREAS, heart disease (including Coronary Heart Disease, Hypertension, and Stroke) remains the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, while the estimated annual incidence of heart attack in the U.S. is 720,000 new attacks and 335,000 recurrent attacks per year; and WHEREAS, more than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of the hospital each year and nearly 45 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims survived when bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was administered, as immediate CPR can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest; and WHEREAS, similarly to national statistics, heart disease is the leading cause of death in Cook County as well, ac   Not available Video Video