free heart screening save girl's life

Girl’s life saved thanks to a free heart screening

Olivia’s Heart Project saves a girl’s life thanks to a free heart screening …The organization has provided many events as well as free heart screenings that have occurred twice a year in Kern County since 2015. In 2016 they provided 50 heart screenings for McFarland High School students. One of those students, Alyssa Diaz, discovered…

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Defibrillator saves life of 14-year-old boy at Chipman Junior High

Defibrillator saves life of 14-year-old boy at Chipman Junior High Another save!!  “I am so happy that this wonderful, sweet young man was saved because an AED was at the school,” said Corrine Ruiz, Olivia’s Heart Project founder. Read Kenyati Thomeson’s story: Article on Bakersfield.com Article on Bakersfield City School District’s website

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Corinne Ruiz

Corinne Ruiz featured in Bakersfield Life Magazine

Women Moving Bakersfield: Corinne Ruiz   By Laura Liera, Bakersfield Life Magazine By Mark Nessia. Corinne Ruiz holds a teddy bear that was made with her daughter Olivia’s dress that she wore for her eighth-grade graduation dance. Olivia was diagnosed with Long QT syndrome and died from sudden cardiac arrest at the age of 14.…

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