Suffering cardiac arrest, team doctors worked immediately to utilize the defibrillator and chest compressions to restart his heart. He was given oxygen and placed in an ambulance to a local Cincinnati trauma center, where he suffered another cardiac arrest and had to be resuscitated once more.
He has been in critical care since he arrived at the hospital, sedated, and put on a ventilator to aid in his breathing.
Damar Hamlin Update: 'They Had to Resuscitate Him Twice' – His Uncle, Dorrian Glenn
And earlier today, we learned that Hamlin’s father, Mario Hamlin, met with the entire Buffalo Bills team via virtual meeting, to give an update on his son’s condition.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter shared:
“Mario Hamlin informed the Bills that Damar was making progress and, in the words of one source, ‘the team needed it.’”
Damar Hamlin’s father, Mario Hamlin, addressed the entire Bills team on a zoom call Wednesday to personally update everyone in attendance on his son, per source. Mario Hamlin informed the Bills that Damar was making progress and, in the words of one source, “the team needed it.”