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New AED Units Deployed to Four Public Safety Patrol Vehicles as Part of University-Wide Cardiac Response Program

Mobile AED Units are the Latest New Measure to Improve Outcomes When Responding to On-Campus Medical Emergencies

Public Safety supervisors driving four Public Safety patrol vehicles – two at Morningside and one each at Manhattanville and the Irving Medical Center – are now equipped with automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to help save lives on campus in the event of cardiac health emergencies. The deployment of the AED units – along with the expanded training to operate the units – are among the new initiatives Public Safety has undertaken to further enhance the department’s role as a first responder to some medical emergencies.

April 18, 2018

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: April 28, 2018

Columbia University Public Safety, NYPD and DEA provide free, anonymous disposal of unused prescription medications

Columbia University Public Safety, the New York City Police Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are partnering for the DEA’s annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28, a free service to all those who attend or work at Columbia, as well as members of the University’s neighboring communities.

April 20, 2018

New AED Units Deployed to Four Public Safety Patrol Vehicles as Part of University-Wide Cardiac Response Program

Mobile AED Units are the Latest New Measure to Improve Outcomes When Responding to On-Campus Medical Emergencies

Public Safety supervisors driving four Public Safety patrol vehicles – two at Morningside and one each at Manhattanville and the Irving Medical Center – are now equipped with automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to help save lives on campus in the event of cardiac health emergencies.

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