Check out this great article bout how initiative from one town citizen really made a difference through community fundraising. Now the Township of Washington has what they need and are prepared to save lives in their town.
Township of Washington residents were thrilled to find out about new emergency aid machines that will be provided to all emergency vehicles. Councilman Thomas Sears explained during the Feb. 1 council meeting that the township will be the first town in the Pascack Valley to have these new machines, which will help save lives and make it easier for emergency response units to resuscitate a person for a long period of time.
The Automated Chest Compression (ACC) systems are hands-free devices that can begin administering chest compressions upon emergency services’ arrival. After fundraising, the township purchased 10 machines in total – two chest compression machines, as well as eight Automated External Defibrillator (AED) machines….Read the full article here