Local sheriff’s office receives grant for new AED unit

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office is getting 6 brand new AED units, thanks to a grant from the Beckley Area Foundation.

AEDs are emergency devices that detect when a person has an abnormal heart rhythm and provide an electric shock when necessary.

The units will be distributed among patrol units and different detachments.

The grant totaled $8,600.

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