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Wesley Rogers, Portland, OR

Adventist Health NW Regional Heart

Without warning, Wesley’s heart stopped while he was at work. By calling 9-1-1 immediately his coworkers quickly got him the help he needed. It was the action of the first responders and the coordinated care of Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular that saved Wesley’s life.

Both Wesley and his doctors stress the importance of dialing 9-1-1 right away during a cardiac event. This is the quickest way to get help and the best chance at saving valuable heart muscle.