Times West Virginian Features Heart Safe Schools
Check out the Marion County Rescue Squad in action in the Times West Virginian.
“FAIRMONT – Ninety to 120 seconds.
That is the time it should take an individual to retrieve an Automated External Defibrillator in order to help a revive a person during a medical emergency.
For places like schools, where these machines are located and how to use them properly is important, because it could save a life.
“Fairmont Senior, for example, may have one but they may not have them close enough,” said Candice Hamilton, executive director of the West Virginia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. “Sometimes we struggle with athletic facilities not having enough present.”
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