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Wegmans soon capable of saving you from heart attack

September 7, 2011 - 11:41 AM
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People who love Wegmans tend to love Wegmans with their whole hearts. Perhaps aware of this, Wegmans has decided to install defibrillators in all of its stores in case a shopper has a heart attack.

Currently the machines, equipped with those little pads to shock people with, are being installed in supermarkets throughout the Wegmans empire. They will be available for trained employees and, in an emergency, medical professionals who happen to be shopping. Spokesperson Jo Natale cautions that installation and employee training will not be complete until November or December, so don't head to Wegmans if you're having a heart attack just yet.

Why install defibrillators? "It's something we have always wanted to do, for reasons that are obvious," says Natale. "It's the right thing to do."

 

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