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19 seconds from help

BY KAYLEE TORNAY OF THE MAIL TRIBUNE January 07, 2019

On the evening of Dec. 28, soon after shoppers and staff at Food 4 Less called 911 for a cardiac arrest occurring at the front of the store, news of the emergency streaked beyond the store to a wider community.

Those people weren’t all listening to a police scanner. Some were in nearby apartments. One was in the Food 4 Less parking lot. Another was in Denny’s, and two more were in the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center.

What they had in common was the PulsePoint Respond app, which sent an alert to nine phones within a quarter mile of the cardiac emergency at 5:58 p.m…

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