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Life Saver Reactivated

Life Saver Reactivated

Smartphone App That Alerts Responders To A Cardiac Arrest Reactivated

In fantastic news, Ambulance Victoria has announced that GoodSAM will safely be reactivated to all responders in regional Victoria from today.

GoodSAM is a free global smartphone app that alerts responders to someone nearby in cardiac arrest. The program was operating on a restricted basis due to COVID-19.

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Ambulance Victoria’s Executive Director of Clinical Operations Associate Professor Mick Stephenson says the app is important as it could save a life.

"It's incredibly important that people know where their closest automatic defibrillator is, that they start CPR as soon as they call an ambulance and as many Victorians as possible download the GoodSAM app."

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