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Press Release - Elk Creek Fire Protection District Joins Life-Saving PulsePoint Service

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 10, 2023

Elk Creek Fire Protection District Joins Life-Saving PulsePoint Service

Conifer - Elk Creek Fire Protection District can now be found on PulsePoint, a 911-connected app that can immediately inform you of emergencies occurring in your community and can request your help when CPR is needed nearby. PulsePoint Respond empowers everyday citizens to provide lifeā€saving assistance to victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

App users who have indicated they are trained in CPR and willing to assist in case of an emergency can be notified if someone nearby is in cardiac arrest. The location-aware application will alert users in the vicinity of the need for CPR simultaneous with the dispatch of advanced medical care. The app also directs these rescuers to the exact location of nearby AEDs.

Users can download the PulsePoint Respond app on their Apple or Android devices, search for Elk Creek Fire Protection District as the agency to follow, then select types of incident notifications they wish to receive and whether they are available to respond for CPR needed nearby.

PulsePoint app and QR Code to download Apple or Android version

About Elk Creek Fire Protection District
Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, Elk Creek Fire Protection District proudly serves Conifer and Pine Junction, CO, responding to over 1,300 calls per year. It is a combination district with career, full time, firefighters that work 48 hour shifts as well as a highly trained anddedicated volunteer staff. The department has state of the art firefighting and EMS equipment as well as a love to serve the mountain community.
 
About PulsePoint
PulsePoint is a 501(c)(3) public non-profit foundation building applications that help public safety agencies inform and engage their citizens.
PulsePoint Fact Sheet

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