The Rotary-Kerber HeartSafe Campaign's mission is to increase the survival rate of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in Iowa City and Coralville by motivating laypersons to intervene effectively using CPR and AEDs.

AED Map

For defibrillation to occur prior to emergency medical survival arrival, AEDs must be easily accessible.

You Can Save a Life

Mortality from Sudden Cardiac Arrest increases by 10% with each passing minute. You can save a life.

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The Value of a Minute

Early bystander intervention saves lives. Tap below to see the importance of each passing minute.

1 MIN

1 MIN

Victim is collapsed – check breathing and dial 911

2 MIN

2 MIN

Immediate CPR and early defibrillation are crucial in saving the victim’s life

3 MIN

3 MIN

Without treatment at this point, the victim’s chances of survival drop another 10%

4 - 5 MIN

4 - 5 MIN

Defibrillation and CPR raise the victim’s survival rate from 6% to 74%

6 MIN

6 MIN

Without treatment, the victim’s survival rates decrease to 40 – 60%

7 - 8 MIN

7 - 8 MIN

Without treatment, the victim’s survival rates decrease to 20 – 30%

9 - 10 MIN

9 - 10 MIN

Without treatment, the victim’s survival rates are decreased to 10%

11 MIN

11 MIN

This is the national average response time for emergency services in an urban area, the ambulance should be arriving