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Mercy Donates AEDs to the Area

Posted: Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 at 6:22 am


Mercy Medical Center of Des Moines donated Automatic External Defibrillators to the area yesterday. Representatives from Mercy arrived at the Knoxville Airport via Mercy One helicopter Monday afternoon where they were greeted by members of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Knoxville Fire and Rescue, Knoxville Police Department and Pleasantville Fire Department. Sheriff Ron Goemaat says four new AEDs will be placed in patrol cars in case of an emergency. In addition, the Knoxville Police Department, Knoxville city hall and Knoxville Raceway also received an AED donation.