The purchase of an additional Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), which would be positioned on the St. Germain Golf Course property, was discussed at the St. Germain Town Board meeting April 15.
Town Treasurer Marion Janssen explained, “I took the first responder class at Nicolet College this winter and realized the importance of having an AED available in public places.”
According to Jansen, one of the two units purchased by the fire department, the Zoll unit, is very user-friendly, and tells the user exactly what to do if someone has a suspected cardiac arrest.
“The unit costs $1,719. Adequate chest compressions and shocking