Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory installs defibrillators to be ‘heart safe community’ – CBC

Apr 13, 2023

Average EMS response time hit nearly 16 minutes, say Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

Don Brinklow was facing down a breakaway at the Deseronto, Ont., arena when he felt a “little flick” in his chest.

It was September 2014 and he was playing goalie in a hockey game between two area fire departments.

Brinklow said he was later told he collapsed, making a spectacular “TSN moment” save as he fell. He has no memory of the save, though, because he had suffered a heart attack.

Luckily there were firefighters on the ice who knew CPR and used an arena defibrillator.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/save-station-heart-safe-defibrillators-mohawks-bay-of-quinte-1.6807803

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