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When Seconds Count: Life-Saving Care is Close to Home

Antelope Valley Medical Center (AVMC) knows that every minute counts when it comes to heart attacks and stroke, which is why we are ready to act quickly. AVMC is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, an official STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Receiving Center and an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, which means the facility has the equipment, infrastructure, staff, and training programs needed to quickly diagnose and treat patients presenting with acute stroke or heart attack.

Signs of a Heart Attack
- Chest Pain or Discomfort
- Arm Pain
- Neck, Jaw, or Upper Abdomen Pain
- Nausea
- Shortness of Breath
- Lightheadedness or Cold Sweats

If you experience any of these symptoms call 9-1-1! click here for more information.

Hands-Only CPR Can Save Lives.

Provided by the American Heart Association, the Hands-Only CPR Instructional Video can educate the public to perform immediate CPR, and help those who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location.

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