The HEARTSafe Timeline
10/2017: The HEARTSafe Alliance was created following the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment which identified cardiac health as a major health concern in the community.
02/2018: The Greater Williamsburg Area received the official HEARTSafe designation from the Rappahannock EMS Council.
12/2018: The Oversight committee hired a full-time executive director to launch programming to the community.
02/2019: Free Hands-Only CPR and AED training was launched to the community.
10/2019: PulsePoint Respond and PulsePoint AED went live throughout Greater Williamsburg.
02/2020: HEARTSafe turned one year old and reached 1534 trained in CPR.
What HEARTSafe Provides
What makes Williamsburg a HEARTSafe Community
Dispatcher Assisted CPR
Excellent EMS response
Excellent Cardiovascular care
Lead HEARTSafe organization
Community CPR Training
STEMI Response system in place
PulsePoint Citizen First Responders
Local police equipped with AEDs