(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services and Education, American Heart Association, Michigan High School Athletic Association and Michigan Alliance for Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death of the Young, awarded 154 schools in Michigan for earning the MI HEARTSafe School designation for the 2018-19 school year.
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The program has recognized 569 schools for being prepared to respond to cardiac emergencies since it began in 2013.READ MORE: Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Seeks Additional Funding To Investigate LGBTQ Hate Crimes
Sudden cardiac death claims the lives of more than 300 Michigan children and young adults annually. By being prepared to respond to these emergencies, schools can decrease these tragedies in their communities.
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