Without them, we couldn't have accomplished what we have this past year," said Michael Willingham, American Heart Association's Senior Director of EMS and Senior Director of the Mission: Lifeline.
"We've truly seen a change in the lives of the citizens of metro-Atlanta through efforts which are being performed in the city of Milton," said Willingham
lead, earlier this year Milton City Council
saw an opportunity to improve survival rates among Cardiac Arrest victims in the community and has since, through the support of the Fire Chief, Medical Director, Mayor, City Manager, AHA and the City Council, qualified as a Heart Ready City to save lives in the community.
"This [Heart Ready] designation is due to the hard work and dedication of the city's leaders in training governmental employees in CPR, hosting community CPR events, the proliferation of automotive external defibrillators for public access in the community and providing lifesaving public services in the highest level," said Willingham