Starting Hearts, VVMC to place more AEDs

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — A new partnership between Vail Valley Medical Center (VVMC) and Starting Hearts will place 50 additional automated external defibrillators (AEDs) throughout Eagle County over the next two years. The initiative, which will boost the total number of public AEDs in the community to close to 350, will also include increased awareness and education about cardiac arrest, AED training and promotion of a mobile app that pinpoints the locations of public AEDs. The goal is to make Eagle County a model community for the nation, creating safer environments for victims of sudden cardiac arrest, the nation’s leading cause of …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed