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Community AEDs (Elmore): The Tallassee Fire Department purchased of 7 automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) for use in the Tallassee community. Tallassee Fire Department received 2 of these devices to be placed on our Fire trucks. Tallassee Police Department received 1 for use by patrol officers and the remaining 4 were placed 1 each for use at the Tallassee SeniorCenter, Tallassee Community Library, Tallassee Recreation Center, and Tallassee City Hall. All city personnel will receive CPR and AED training once the pandemic allows our staff to safely do so. These devices are portable and will be used at any community event and are stored in secure cabinets and available in public access areas of our city. These devices have increased public access to early defibrillation in the case of cardiac events. our entire City and visitors will benefit from this grant award.
Heart Start AED Grant (Butler): The Shackleville Volunteer Fire Department Inc. used our grant funds to purchase a new AED with spare battery, 2 sets each of adult and pediatric pads/electrodes, and a backpack carry case. This AED and accessories will be utilized in our primary and mutual aid response areas. This grant has given us the ability to provide a potential life saving device to to more than 1500 residents of our community and our surrounding mutual aid communities..
Personal Protective Equipment for Firefighters and Community (Macon): Little Texas VFD purchased personal protective equipment (PPE) from vendor Bama-Bio Tech. This consisted of N95 face masks and hand sanitizer in various sizes to meet the need of COVID-19 in our community.