First responders get new AEDs

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(WEHT) — Eight Tri-State agencies received and were trained on life saving devices Wednesday.

Each department received an AED, which is a portable device that can send an electric shock to the heart in an attempt to restore normal heart rhythm.

These AEDs are being donated to the following departments by HeartSaver, a program of The Heart Hospital at Deaconess Gateway and Deaconess Foundation:

· Evansville Fire Department (1)

· Santa Claus Police (1)

· Winslow Police (1)

· Chandler City Police (1)

· Evansville Police Department (3)

· Henderson Police Department (3)

· Perry County Sheriff (3)

· Corydon Fire Department (4)

(This story was originally published on February 24, 2021)

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