January 19, 2006 INVESTOR CONTACT: A. Ernest WhitonChief Financial OfficerZOLL Medical Corporation+1 (978) 421-9655 MEDIA CONTACT: Diane EganZOLL Medical Corporation+1 (978) firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ZOLL Medical Corporation First Quarter Conference Call Notification Thursday, January 19, 2006 – Chelmsford, MA—(BUSINESS WIRE)—ZOLL Medical Corporation (NASDAQ: ZOLL), a manufacturer of resuscitation devices and software solutions, today announced they will report first quarter results before the market opens on January 26, 2006. The Company will then hold a conference call on that date at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) to discuss its quarterly results, business highlights and outlook.This call will be webcast by CCBN and can be accessed at ZOLL’s web site at www.zoll.com.The webcast will also be distributed over CCBN’s Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call through CCBN’s individual investor center at www.fulldisclosure.com or by visiting any of the investor sites in CCBN’s Individual Investor Network. Institutional investors can access the call via CCBN’s password-protected event management site, StreetEvents (www.streetevents.com). About ZOLL ZOLL Medical Corporation (NASDAQ: ZOLL) is committed to developing technologies that help advance the practice of resuscitation. With products for pacing, defibrillation, circulation, ventilation, and fluid resuscitation, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that can help clinicians, EMS professionals, and lay rescuers resuscitate sudden cardiac arrest or trauma victims. ZOLL also designs and markets software that automates the documentation and management of both clinical and non-clinical data.ZOLL has operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Australia, and Austria. With direct operations, international offices, and business partners in all of the world’s major markets, ZOLL markets and sells its products in more than 140 countries.