Tag Archives: Virginia AEDs

Virginia Deputies Use AED to Save Woman’s Life

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office bought Cardiac Science Powerheart G5 automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) last August to enable all of its first responders to assist victims of sudden cardiac arrest. That’s exactly what Deputy Deborah Graves and Sgt. Steve Drackert did November 22 when they received a report of a Code Blue cardiac incident at a York County residence. The […]

Adam’s Angels race raises funds for AEDs

BurkePatch.com reports that hundreds of runners took to the streets for the first annual Adam’s Angels 5K run. The race, last month in Fairfax, Virginia, honored the memory of local student athlete and artist Adam Seymour. Adam died of sudden cardiac arrest last August after he collapsed during a training run with his college soccer team. Steve […]

How to get the most out of your AED purchase

Purchasing an automated external defibrillator (AED) is a major step toward protecting your organization, your customers, and the wider community. You can get the most out of your AED purchase by making sure the AED is easy to find in an emergency, letting people know that it’s available, showing staff how it works, and arranging for CPR […]