The county is adding an Automatic External Defibrillator to the main administration building. It's used to restart the heart of someone in cardiac arrest. This is the first public defibrillator in the county.
It will hang in a metal box at the main doors of the Main Administration building. If the box is opened an alarm will go off.
"We felt like the community was always in the building paying their taxes or conducting other business so we felt like it was a really good idea to be able to have a defibrillator in the building," says fire chief Robbie Symons.
The defibrillator cost about $2,000. And about 20 people will be certified to use it.
County officials are encouraging other heavily traveled stores to get one.
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