Ridgecrest Regional Hospital Jumpstarts SSUSD AED Program

All schools in the Sierra Sands Unified School District are now equipped with life-saving devices; Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs. An AED provides defibrillation in the case of sudden cardiac arrest, which is a life-threatening event caused by an abrupt loss of cardiac function.

The district received additional AED units with the support from several organizations, including Corrine Ruiz with Olivia’s Heart Project.

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