Howard County, Md., Hosts Resuscitation Academy

Howard County, Md., Hosts Resuscitation Academy

Video May 11, 2012

Howard County recently hosted a Resuscitation Academy, instructed by medics and medical staff from Seattle, in which responders learned the intricacies of CPR.

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