ZOLL Medical Corporation (ZOLL) Release: Tigre Becomes First Heart Safe City in Argentina by Implementing ZOLL AED Plus
2/14/2013 9:36:34 AM
CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that the city of Tigre in the Province of Buenos Aires, has installed ZOLL AED Plus® units in public areas throughout this popular tourist destination, making it the first Heart Safe City in Argentina. The city government partnered with community leaders, commercial establishments, and the tourism industry to strategically locate the AED Plus units and encase them in “totem pole” stations in heavily trafficked areas. These vivid red kiosks are brightly labeled “Public Access Defibrillator” and painted with instructions on how to use them. The city’s emergency response bicycle patrols, its emergency response vehicles, as well as all police units, were equipped with the AEDs.