April 21, 2021

Helmsley grant to aid local Sheriff ’s Department emergency response

By Allan TINKER and and
Dept. of Health press release
Trent Naser received word that the local Sheriff’s Department would receive new AED units and they arrived before the press release. He showed the operation of the AED and noted the things it could do, including Wi-fi access and clear, step by step process of applying the units to the patient and receiving information back to affirm accurate operation. “It is the next generation of AEDs at a time when we need upgrades,’ Naser noted. The department includes Naser, Chief Deputy Delbert Hoffman Deputy Benjamin Kothrade. They cover the entire county and assistance devices can greatly improve the chance of successful emergency assistance. Grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to provide lifesaving equipment for
North Dakota’s Law Enforcement First Responders In an effort to improve rural health care in North Dakota, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded the
North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) a $4.3 million grant designed to equip law enforcement officers statewide with the next generation “connected” Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).

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