Booneville gets medical devices

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 30, 2014 at 2:10 a.m.



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BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — City officials in Booneville say four defibrillators have been donated by a hospital for use in the event residents suffer heart attacks on city property.

WTVA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1mCKsym ) the equipment was given to the city by Baptist Memorial Hospital.

Mayor Derrick Blythe says they will be stationed at the city's two public parks, West Side Park and one at Sunflower Community Park.

Blythe says the Red Cross will train several people who will oversee use of the devices.

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Information from: WTVA-TV, http://www.wtva.com

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