Supervisor Simitian proposed that the County fund a pilot project in Mountain View for placing AEDs within city buildings and schools, increasing the chances of a person surviving a heart attack. The successful pilot let to unanimous Board approval for a countywide program in partnership with the non-profit, Racing Hearts. AEDs are now at strategic locations around the County, including in all Sheriff patrol cars, and of all Santa Clara County schools.
Read our press releases:
Life-saving defibrillator installation program to launch in Mountain View (2014)
Life-saving defibrillator program launches in Los Gatos (2015)
Read the Patch.com story:
Santa Clara County first to place AED's in every public school