About Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC)

About Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Through medical advancements in the treatment of cardiovascular disease and sound training on lifesaving skills, the American Heart Association’s Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Programs increase survival rates and quality of life.

 CPR & First Aid Mission   (opens new window)
The American Heart Association’s (ECC) Programs deliver a dynamic message of hope — the saving of lives.

Chain of Survival  (opens new window)
Find out how you can help the Chain of Survival in your community save lives during cardiovascular emergencies. 

Contact Us  (opens new window)
Here's information on how to contact areas in ECC.

Annual Report
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association 2012 Annual Report highlights our organization’s successes in the past fiscal year.