Anyone having a heart attack at the nation’s busiest airport should be prepared to wait.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s average response time in 2020, from the 911 center receiving a medical call to the first unit reporting on scene, was 11 minutes and 48 seconds.

Even if a 911 operator at the airport knows CPR or has previous medical training, they are prohibited from giving life-saving instructions to 911 callers.
– PUB DATE: 5/27/2021 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: WXIA-TV NBC 11 Atlanta
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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