July 21, 2003

FOR: ZOLL Medical Corporation

INVESTOR CONTACT: A. Ernest Whiton
Chief Financial Officer
ZOLL Medical Corporation
(978) 421-9655
PRESS CONTACT: Robert Minicucci
Corporate Communications Manager
ZOLL Medical Corporation
+1 (978) 421-9832
rminicucci@zoll.com



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ZOLL Medical Corporation Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Chelmsford, MA

Monday, July 21, 2003 – CHELMSFORD, Mass., USA -- ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ZOLL), a manufacturer of non-invasive cardiac resuscitation devices which provide pacing and defibrillation, today announced that it has relocated its corporate headquarters from Burlington, Mass. to Chelmsford, Mass. The new address is 269 Mill Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824-4105. The new main phone number is 978-421-9100. The new main fax number is 978-421-9655. Toll-free numbers remain the same including the one for Emergency/Technical Support and International Support (800-348-9011).

Commenting on the move, Richard A. Packer, President and Chief Executive Officer of ZOLL, stated, “Having outgrown the space we occupied in Burlington for the past decade, the move to this new facility in Chelmsford both accommodates our present size and allows ample room for growth in the foreseeable future.”

ZOLL Medical Corporation, headquartered in Chelmsford, MA, designs, manufactures and markets an integrated line of proprietary, non-invasive resuscitation devices and disposable electrodes. Used by health care professionals to provide both types of cardiac resuscitation – pacing and defibrillation – these products are essential in the emergency treatment of cardiac arrest victims, both inside and outside the hospital. ZOLL also designs and markets software that automates collection and management of both clinical and non-clinical data for emergency medical service providers. ZOLL has operations in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Australia, and business partners in all of the world’s major markets. For more information about ZOLL and its products, visit the ZOLL web site at www.zoll.com.

Certain statements contained in this press release, including statements regarding the anticipated development of the Company's business, the intent, belief or current expectations of the Company, its directors or its officers, primarily with respect to the Company's business model and future operating performance of the Company, including expectations regarding results in future periods, operating performance, our ability to grow AED sales, our ability to increase our International sales, our anticipation regarding second half results, our ability to capture market share and other statements contained herein regarding matters that are not historical facts, are “forward-looking” statements (as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those factors discussed in the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on May 14, 2003, including the future performance of the direct sales operations, as well as uncertainties regarding the market acceptance and profitability of the ZOLL AED Plus, the length and severity of the current economic slowdown and its impact on capital spending budgets, the reduction in overall capital equipment expenditures in the hospital and pre-hospital markets, the impact of governmental budget restraints on the purchase of capital equipment, the impact on the Company’s operations during its planned move to Chelmsford, Massachusetts, the length and severity of the current SARS outbreak, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, the continued war in the Middle East, the impact of the war on terrorism, the potential disruption in the transportation industry on the Company’s supply chain and product distribution channels, and the desire or ability of other parties to purchase the Company's products.
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