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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           Connecticut Department of Public Health

Friday, February 8, 2008                         Contact: William Gerrish

                            (860) 509-7270

 

WHAT:               In recognition of February as American Heart Month, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) and the American Heart Association will officially recognize Wallingford as a HEARTSafe Community.

 

WHEN:               Wednesday, February 13, 2008

                           5:30 PM

                                               

WHERE:             Town Council Chambers, Wallingford Town Hall, 45 South Main Street, Wallingford

 

WHO:                 J. Robert Galvin, MD, MPH, MBA, Commissioner,

                           William Dickenson, Mayor, Town of Wallingford

Eloise Hudd, Director of Public Health, Town of Wallingford

Robert Townes, Senior Regional Communications Director

American Heart Association

Joan Papale, Wallingford resident & heart health advocate

 

WHY:                 The HEARTSafe Communities program is designed to promote and recognize the efforts of local municipalities to provide improved cardiac response and care to its residents through the four links in the Chain of Survival:  early access to emergency care; early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); early defibrillation and early advanced are. 

 

For more information, visit www.ct.gov/dph.

 

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