The attendees of the Wednesday presentation of an Automatic External Defibrillator at the Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. "F" St., poses for a picture. Hall Ambulance Service donated the device, valued at about $1,300. Emily Brunett/Tehachapi News
Explaining how to use an Automatic External Defibrillator is public relations Emergency Medical Technician Dave Taylor of Hall Ambulance Service. The company's founder and president, Harvey L. Hall, watches the presentation Wednesday prior to donating an AED to the Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. "F" St. Emily Brunett/Tehachapi News
Hall Ambulance Service public relations Emergency Medical Technician Dave Taylor demonstrates how to conduct hands-only CPR at the Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. "F" St., on Wednesday, while Hall Ambulance founder and president Harvey L. Hall looks on. Emily Brunett/Tehachapi News
With its gift of an Automated External Defibrillator to the Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. “F” St., on Wednesday, Hall Ambulance Service successfully equipped all the senior centers the company serves in eastern Kern County with a unit. Founder and president Harvey L. Hall presented the machine and spoke to the gathered seniors, while public relations Emergency Medical Technician Dave Taylor demonstrated how to use the device and administer hands-only CPR. Hall said an AED unit is worth approximately $1,300.
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