Waroona Subcentre donates three AEDs to local police

Press Release
  • Waroona Police have three new Automated External Defibrillator thanks to local St John sub centre
  • Waroona Sub Centre has marked 12 AEDs donated in 12 months
  • Almost 7500 AEDs locations are registered on Community First Responder Network

St John Waroona Sub Centre has contributed to community safety by donating three Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the Waroona police station.

Two of the AEDs will be readily available in police cars, allowing officers to respond swiftly to critical situations, potentially saving valuable minutes in emergency situations.

The third AED has been installed externally at the Waroona Police Station. This strategic placement ensures easy access for community members in need 24 hours a day.

By registering this AED on the Community First Responder network, St John Waroona Subcentre has enhanced the visibility and accessibility of this vital life-saving resource.

Established in 2011, the St John WA Community First Responder Network is a free service that aims to get defibrillators to cardiac arrest victims in the vital minutes before an ambulance arrives. Locations of the nearly 7500 registered AED locations are also listed here and on the St John First Responder app. 

Jenny McNamara, Waroona Chairperson and VDO, EMT, expressed her satisfaction with the donation.

“The St John Waroona Subcentre is proud to contribute to the well-being of our community by providing these essential AEDs,” Jenny said.

“We believe that by equipping the Waroona police station with these devices, we are taking a significant step towards creating a safer environment for everyone.”

This recent donation brings the total number of AEDs donated to the local community by Waroona Subcentre to an impressive twelve within the past twelve months.

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