• Students hit the beach to hone EMS skills

    6 days ago - By Wood TV

    WEST OLIVE, Mich. - If a heart attack or drowning victim on the beach needs CPR, or someone takes a tumble down the stairs leading to the breach and breaks their leg, you call 911.
    When you can call 911, it may take several minutes for help to arrive. That can be a real problem if someone's heart stops, but not if Brooke Whitaker or one of her classmates is nearby.
    “It's the minutes that count. So as soon as a bystander can start chest compressions, even if they're not perfect, it's still something that can really be life or death," the soon-to-be graduate of Grand Haven High School...
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