Media Advisory: Seattle to Announce PulsePoint App



Lee Keller                                                                     Corey Orvold

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(Seattle – May 27, 2016) On Wednesday, June 1, The Medic One Foundation, in partnership with the Seattle Fire Department, will be announcing the newest way to save lives by launching PulsePoint, a free mobile app used to alert community members to a sudden cardiac arrest in the immediate vicinity. Those scheduled to speak include Seattle Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and others.  The Seattle Fire Department is the first agency in King County to launch this innovative technology.

Event Details:        

WHAT:        News conference announcing the launch of PulsePoint in Seattle          

WHEN:        9:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 1

WHERE:      Seattle Fire Station 10, 400 South Washington

WHO:          Seattle Mayor Ed Murray;

                   Chief Harold Scoggins, Seattle Fire Department;

                   Dr. Michael Sayre, Medical Director, Seattle Fire Department, UW Professor of Emergency  Medicine;

                   Heather Kelley, sudden cardiac arrest survivor;               

                   Jan Sprake, Medic One Foundation Executive Director;

                   Kelsey Camp, 2016 President, Employees Community Fund of Boeing

NOTE TO MEDIA: In the event you are not available for this announcement in person, phone interviews can be done after the event and materials will be available electronically. Call either of the contacts above.