Robeson County Coaches Now Require CPR Certification

The public schools of Robeson County have demanded that all coaches be certified in CPR to properly respond to any emergency situation.

Robeson County has a new requirement for coaches to ensure the safety of its student athletes.

The publ schools of Robeson County have demanded that all coaches be certified in CPR to properly respond to any emergency situation.

The new requirement follows the Buffalo Bills player, Damar Hamlin’s, incident after he suffered cardiac arrest mid-game.

Horry County schools already mandates both high school and middle school coaches be CPR certified and they also train them to operate automated external defibrillators.

According to the Mayo Clinic, 1 in 80 thousand young athletes die of sudden cardiac arrest each year.