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

421 North Boundary Street 

Williamsburg, VA 23185

The mission of the Greater Williamsburg HEARTSafe Alliance is to SAVE LIVES by improving the survival rate of sudden cardiac arrest in James City County, York County, City of Williamsburg, and City of Poquoson. The Alliance works to exceed standards of engagement through citizen education, hands-only CPR training and awareness of AED access while promoting a healthy community.


HEARTSafe CPR/AED training will not result in professional certification and is not appropriate for those occupationally required to have CPR/AED training. 

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Closed weekends


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