Tag Archives: AED funding

Legislators’ AED saves life at government hearing

The Suffolk County (Long Island) Legislature voted in 2007 to install anautomated external defibrillator (AED) in the legislative office building, and last week they saw the device in action. County employees used the AED to restore the heartbeat of a man who collapsed with sudden cardiac arrest just as he was about to testify at a […]

AEDs in Schools: Two Oklahoma school districts invest in AEDs systemwide

AEDs in Schools: Awareness of the need for automated external defibrillatorsin school systems is growing, with several states mandating the installation ofAEDs in high schools. Oklahoma is one of the leaders in AED awareness, thanks to the efforts of Sen. Susan Paddack, who pushed for Oklahoma AED legislation in the memory of two young boys who died during sports […]