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Minnesota Public Access AEDs Required To Be Registered

by Anne S. on Monday, August 4, 2014

Check out this article from KARE 11 on the new law requiring public access AEDs to be registered in the state of Minnesota. A big thanks goes out to Kim Harkins, one of our AHA volunteers for her help with the story and the bill!

MINNEAPOLIS - Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs, have saved thousands of lives.

The technology is found in airports, community centers, schools, government buildings and private offices, but just because they're within easy reach, does not mean they'll work when needed.

"Across the country there have been big issues because an AED was brought to a patient's side and it didn't work" said Kim Harkins with the Minnesota Resuscitation Consortium at the University of Minnesota. Click to continue reading

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