An Awareness Campaign with Heart

January 25, 2024
• It’s a win-win situation, as the Needham Public Health Department takes on an initiative to locate all the AED devices in town. Here’s how you can help, and have a chance to do a little something for yourself, as well!

Municipalities often take on challenges to achieve designations in areas that emphasize their values, from safeguarding the environment to honoring their veterans. The Needham Public Health Department in pursuing a new designation for the town: The HEARTSafe Community. In order to qualify, they need to map and track all the automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in town. But that doesn’t have to be a chore. In fact, they see it as an opportunity.

This story ran as part of the Needham Channel News, a weekly newscast airing on The Needham Channel every Thursday at 7:30pm. The Needham Channel News can be found on the Community Channel: Comcast 9, Astound 15 and Verizon 29. Most Thursdays it also can be viewed on our HD Channel on Verizon 2129, Astound 613 and streaming on this site.
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