Mayor Pedro Segarra Speaks about Hartford’s Designation as a HEARTSafe Community

HARTFORD — In a letter from the Central Area Health Education Center, Inc, (Central AHEC): We would like to thank you all for your collaborations, support, and efforts in helping make the City of Hartford a “HEARTSafe Community”.

With collaboration from Central AHEC and Hartford Hospital’s EMS Education Department, the City of Hartford was officially designated by the Department of Public Health as a “HEARTSafe Community” on Thursday February 23rd, 2012. The HEARTSafe program has created cardiac awareness and will continue to provide CPR/AED trainings to citizens who work or live in the City ofHartford.

A special thanks to:

  • Mayor Pedro E. Segarra (City ofHartford)
  • Dr. Raul Pino (City ofHartford)
  • Jared Kupiec (City ofHartford)
  • Andrea Comer (City of Hartford)
  • Raffaella Coler (Hartford Hospital EMS Education Department)
  • Mike Zacchera (Hartford Hospital EMS Education Department)
  • Dr. Jewel Mullen (DPH Commissioner)
  • David Bailey (DPH, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program)
  • Gary St. Amand (DPH, Family Health Section)
  • David Skoczulek (Aetna Ambulance Service/Ambulance Service of Manchester)
  • Leslie & Daniel Carmody (Survival Group)
  • Brenda DelGado, Denise Smith, Teresa Frankhauser, Karen Piantek, Fludiona Naka (Central AHEC, Inc)