Woman who collapsed in Publix restroom saved with CPR
Kamilla Soares, who recently became a paramedic was next door to Publix when she received an alert on her phone that someone needed CPR.
Kamilla, and a Publix Customer Service Manager Renee Gold performed life saving CPR.
Renee Gold found the woman in the bathroom stall.
“I had to pull her out from underneath. I had 911 on the phone, and they were telling me to check, ‘Was she breathing?’” Gold said. “She was gasping for air.”
Gold began doing CPR when Soares arrived. Together with the help of 9-1-1 dispatcher they performed CPR until Palm Beach Gardens Fire and Rescue arrived.
The woman was later released form the hospital.
”You guys definitely went above and beyond,” said Cory Bessette, Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue Division Chief of EMS. “Whether you’re medically trained or not, you can do CPR.”