Tag Archives: AEDs in Connecticut Schools

Students win national award for sudden cardiac arrest video [VIDEO]

Student video about sudden cardiac arrest wins national award Two students at Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, Connecticut, won anational award from the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation for their video about the life and death of schoolmate Larry Pontbriant. Pontbriant died of sudden cardiac arrest three years ago while running in a fundraising event. His parents […]

AEDs in Connecticut law commentary from Ryan Gomes

The Connecticut AED law (CT AED) prompted Minnesota Timberwolves forward Ryan Gomes to write a letter to the Bridgeport Banner editor. You’ll recall that Gomes started Hoops for Heart Health after he lost his teammate Stanley Myers to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). An excerpt of Ryan Gomes’ AED Connecticut schools letter follows. “Recently, Senate Bill 981, An Act Concerning The Availability of Automatic […]