Local EMTs hope their story will inspire others to learn CPR & Heimlich maneuvers

On June 6, Anderson County AEMT Tabitha Hutson starting choking while eating lunch with co-workers. Lt. Ronnie Smiddy jumped in to help and performed the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge the obstruction. Both EMTs are strong believers that the public should know how to do CPR and the Heimlich maneuver. Visit heart.org/en/cpr to find a course near you. June 19, 2019-4pm.
Published: 5:54 PM EDT June 19, 2019
Updated: 5:53 PM EDT June 19, 2019