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MAP MONDAY: Which states require athletic coaches to be CPR-certified?

In this week’s Map Monday, we discuss which states require their athletic coaches to be certified in CPR.

It seems like a good practice and most places do it by choice, but it isn’t always mandatory.

In this week’s Map Monday, we discuss which states require their athletic coaches to be certified in CPR.

Georgia is one of the states that has no requirement.

Known states where it is currently mandatory:

  1. Alabama – CPR | Sports First Aid – Association Required
  2. Alaska – CPR | First Aid – Association Required
  3. Arizona – CPR | First Aid – State Required
  4. Arkansas – First Aid – Association Required
  5. California – CPR | First Aid – State and Association Required
  6. Colorado – CPR – State Required
  7. Connecticut – CPR – State Required
  8. Delaware – CPR – State Required
  9. District of Columbia – CPR | First Aid – Association Required
  10. Florida – CPR – Association Required
  11. Idaho – CPR | First Aid – Association Required
  12. Indiana – CPR | First Aid – State Required
  13. Iowa – CPR | First Aid – State Required
  14. Kentucky – CPR – State Required
  15. Maine – CPR | Sports First Aid – Association Required
  16. Maryland – CPR – Association Required
  17. Massachusetts – CPR Required
  18. Michigan – CPR – Association Required
  19. Mississippi – CPR | First Aid – Association Required
  20. Missouri – CPR | First Aid – Association Required
  21. New Hampshire – CPR | First Aid
  22. New Jersey – CPR | First Aid
  23. New York – CPR | First Aid – State Required
  24. North Carolina – CPR
  25. North Dakota – CPR | First Aid
  26. Ohio – CPR | First Aid – State Required
  27. Rhode Island – CPR | First Aid
  28. South Carolina – Sports First Aid
  29. Texas – CPR | First Aid – State Required
  30. Utah – CPR | First Aid – State Required
  31. Vermont – CPR | First Aid
  32. Washington – CPR | First Aid
  33. Wisconsin – CPR | First Aid

Optional

  1. Oregon – CPR

Not Required

  1. Georgia*
  2. Hawaii
  3. Illinois
  4. Kansas
  5. Louisiana
  6. Minnesota
  7. Montana
  8. Nebraska*
  9. Nevada*
  10. New Mexico*
  11. Oklahoma
  12. Pennsylvania
  13. South Dakota*
  14. Tennessee*
  15. Virginia
  16. West Virginia*
  17. Wyoming

 

Jessica Szilagyi is a former Statewide Contributor for AllOnGeorgia.com.

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