September 2022

The Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Learning Community meeting on September 27 had an update about the MRise project.

There was an extensive conversation about how to get information out to the community, and what kind of information people need.

The breakout rooms focused on:

  • Sample plans

  • Website and social media

  • Reaching diverse communities

There was also an update about Washtenaw County exploring the PulsePoint app, and there is a contest!

The rules for entering a video into the HeartSafe Home contest are as follows:

  • Create an original video practicing your plan

  • Videos can be recorded using a camera or phone

  • Tag your entry with the hashtag #HeartSafeHome on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, or Facebook. You can also submit your entry using this form

  • All entries MUST include these 3 important steps in a cardiac arrest emergency response home plan:

  • Call 911

  • Start CPR

  • Unlock the door to the home

  • Contest begins September 1, 2022. Deadline for entries is 5:00 pm EST, Monday, October 10, 2022. Winners will be announced on World Restart a Heart Day, Sunday, October 16, 2022.

  • All entries must be in digital format

  • The length of the video should not exceed 90 seconds