Torrey Pines Bank adds defibrillators

Torrey Pines Bank is the first bank in San Diego County to participate in the Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Program through San Diego Project Heart Beat.

As part of the program the bank has installed automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at all of its 11 branches throughout California and its corporate offices and all staff will receive training on their use as well as in first aid and CPR.

The devices, which deliver a life-saving shock to the heart to halt rapid, chaotic heart activity to restore normal heart rhythm, will also be available to businesses, communities surrounding the bank branches where they will be located, the bank’s press release noted. When the AED is activated, an ambulance is automatically called to the scene.

The goal of San Diego’s PAD Program is to improve the survivability of sudden cardiac arrest by making the devices as accessible as fire extinguishers in any and all public and private arenas. For information go to

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