Town of Hilton Head Island receives honorable mention for IAFC and Physio-Control's Heart Safe Community Award

I’m pleased to announce that the Town of Hilton Head Island, SC has received honorable mention for the International Association of Fire Chiefs and Physio-Control’s Heart Safe Community Award!

The ceremony took place this morning at The Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas, NV at Fire-Rescue Med 2010.

The winners were announced immediately following the general session “EMS and the Department of Homeland Security” delivered by the Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and DHS Chief Medical Officer Alexander Garza, MD, FACP.

Norris W. Croom, III, Mike Metro, John Sinclair, Tom Bouthillet,
Alex Garza, Gary Ludwig, J. Robert Brown, Jr., David Becker
Photo credit: Mark Lockhart

2010 Heart Safe Community Award Winners

Winner – Small Community

Town of Colonie Emergency Medical Services System, NY

Honorable Mention – Small Community

Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue, Hilton Head Island, SC
Rib Mountain Fire Department, Wausau, WI

Winner – Large Community

Anchorage Fire Department / Big Wild Heart of Alaska Initiative, AK

Honorable Mention – Large Community

Dane County Emergency Medical Service, WI
City of Arlington Fire Department, TX

It was a tremendous honor to accept this honorable mention on behalf of the Town of Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue, and Hilton Head Hospital.

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