PulsePoint App now available to Ventura County
Free life-saving smartphone app alerts everyday citizens when CPR is needed for patients in cardiac arrest.
Ventura County fire and EMS agencies have joined with PulsePoint to help increase the survival rates of cardiac arrest victims.
How the PulsePoint Respond app works:
- Alerts CPR-trained bystanders to someone nearby having a sudden cardiac arrest that may require CPR. CPR alerts are only shared if the event occurs in a public place (the app is not activated for residential addresses).
- Shares alerts as local public safety communications center dispatch local fire and EMS resources.
- Provides real-time feed of fire and EMS emergency calls, offering a unique opportunity for civic engagement and transparency.
Get the app and help save a life. Download the PulsePoint app onto your Android and IPhone, and then follow "Ventura County Regional Dispatch" to receive real-time alerts.
READ MORE: "App used by Ventura County helps cardiac arrest patients" -Ventura County Star.
VIDEO: What is PulsePoint Respond?
About PulsePoint VCRD:
PulsePoint VCRD displays selected incident information from the Ventura County Regional Dispatch Center’s (VCRD) CAD system for Lifeline Medical Transport, AMR, Gold Coast Ambulance as well as Federal Fire, Fillmore, Oxnard, Santa Paula, and Ventura County and City fire departments.