Tag Archives: Janet’s Law

AED legislation, awareness increases foundation’s reach in New Jersey

Back in March 2014; police in Newton, N.J., responded to a report than a man had been found in a high-rise apartment building, unconscious and with no pulse. The person who reported the incident began CPR, and officers arrived to take over within two minutes. They continued CPR and then pulled out their AED. The […]

New Jersey AED bills clear legislative committees

Janet’s Law, a bill to put automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in every school in New Jersey, has cleared committees in both the State Senate and the State Assembly. It will next go to a full vote of both houses. New Jersey student Janet Zilinski, 11, died in 2006 after collapsing from sudden cardiac arrest at […]