Norwegian Bliss Child Passenger Evacuated After Cardiac Arrest – On Friday, January 4, 2019, Noah Anderson, age 8, from Cincinnati, Ohio, was on a Caribbean cruise (see video below) with his family, when he went into cadiac arrest near Nassau, Bahamas, while running down the cruise ship’s stairs.
Noah was going to be airlifted off the ship, but was not stable enough to be lifted in a basket to the helicopter. So, the Norwegian Bliss captain turned around and returned to Nassau.
Noah Anderson is at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida; the family has set up a Gofundme account and has raised $36,282 of $50,000 goal.
Noah’s father Grant is the principal at Whitaker Elementary School in Finneytown, Ohio. Grant was 15 seconds behind Noah and started CPR right away.
Per their Gofundme page, “On Friday, January 4th, Noah Anderson (8 years old) experienced cardiac arrest while on a cruise. He was revived, intubated, and sedated. The ship returned to the Bahamas and an ambulance took Noah to a hospital in Nassau where he received care while waiting for an air ambulance to arrive. The ship then proceeded to Miami, Florida. Noah was admitted to Miami Children’s Hospital.
Grant Anderson is the principal at Whitaker Elementary (Noah’s school) within Finneytown Local School District and Sarah Anderson is the Children’s Ministry Pastor at Vineyard Church Northwest, in Colerain Township, Ohio.”
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