By: Warren Abrahamson (NewsDakota.com)
BISMARCK, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) will be awarded a $97,964 check from the American Heart Association (AHA) at a news conference on Thursday, November 2nd, at 10:00 a.m. in the Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) building.
Representatives from the AHA and the North Dakota Cardiac Task Forces will emphasize the impact of the timely intervention for heart and stroke events.
The following speakers will participate in the news conference:
Karalee Harper, State Advocacy Committee Chair, AHA
Dr. Jeff Sather, State EMS Medical Director
Dan Schaeffer, Metro Ambulance
Mylynn Tufte, State Health Officer
Alana McClennan, CHI Mercy Health – Valley City
Members of the media may attend the news conference at the Emergency Preparedness and Response building, located at located at 1720 Burlington Drive in Bismarck or connect to the press conference by dialing 855.235.2064.
For more information about the event, contact Jennifer Skjod with the North Dakota Department of Health, at 701.328.1665.
Jamestown is working on becoming a cardiac ready community as well. Click here to read more.