The defibrillator was donated by the Chase McEachern Memorial Fund, an organization which was founded by the parents of Chase McEachern, who collapsed during gym class at the age of 12.
The pilot project builds on the region’s public access defibrillation program that started in 2014. To date, there are 194 AEDs owned by the region in the community and more than 250 volunteer responders trained to use the AEDs.
The Toronto Pearson Airports Authority is placing 250 AEDs throughout the airport as part of Heart Awareness Month. AED4Life and ZOLL are proud to partner with the TPAA in this effort.
Cornwall-SDG Paramedic Services is recognizing one of its off-duty paramedics for her efforts in helping to save a man’s life in Ottawa last month.