Word Of The Day: Herz

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Word Of The Day: Herz

Jump Start Your HERZ today! 

By Jennifer Neil

"Herz", the German word for “Heart”, is your Word of The Day in the Y’s Winter Fitness Challenge. HERZ is also the name of the special first-responder CPR action group formed in Germany. When cardiac arrest happens, fast CPR is a critical tool in resuscitating a person and avoiding permanent heart damage. HERZ uses actual GPS positioning of the community first responder to dispatch the nearest on-site CPR expert to perform CPR in an incidence of cardiac arrest.  Now that’s community working together!

Read more about HERZ here.

Posted by Loyd McIntosh at 12:38 PM
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