Public-access defibrillator packs can be life savers in cardiac emergencies.


They are not much bigger than a child’s back pack and tucked away unceremoniously in various locations throughout the city.

But these public-access defibrillator packs can be life savers in cardiac emergencies.

The defibrillators are located throughout the community in schools, churches, businesses and other public places.

As the cost for the devices continues to go down and they become easier to use, Mark Willis, Newton Fire/EMS deputy chief, is encouraging more organizations to put the devices in their facilities.

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