Grissom School Teacher Revived With Defibrillator Friday

By Ashley Rueff, TribLocal reporter

The life of a Grissom Middle School teacher was saved Friday when she was revived with an automated defibrillator, or AED, after she collapsed in a classroom at about 9 a.m.

The teacher, whose name and other health details have not been released, was taken to Palos Community Hospital by paramedics and is now in stable condition, said school nurse Anne Connelly-Mitros.

The teacher was sitting in her chair in a classroom with students when she fell to the floor without warning. Students were moved out of the classroom and Connelly-Mitros reported with the defibrillator.


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