The Elks hall now has an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). An AED is a small user-friendly portable device used to treat a Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Minutes count and early access to an AED can significantly increase the odds of a patient surviving a Sudden Cardiac Arrest. In Canada Eighty-Five percent of cardiac arrests, occur outside of hospital making public places such as the Elks Hall ideal locations for AEDs.
There will be a FREE 2-hour training course this Thursday, June 11 at 2:30pm at the Elks Hall for anyone interested. AEDs are very user-friendly, and knowing how to use one could save someone’s life, so come on out and educate yourself!