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Bullitt County joins list of HeartSafe communities

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BULLITT COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - Commitment to battling heart attacks and promoting heart health earned Bullitt County the designation of a HeartSafe community on Thursday.

HeartSafe is a public health initiative designed to help more people survive cardiac arrest outside of a hospital.

Bullitt County government and EMS have taken steps to promote heart attack awareness, including CPR training and putting defibrillators in public places.

Thursday the county was recognized for their efforts.

Bullitt County is now listed among other HeartSafe counties in Kentucky counties, including Clark, Ashland-Boyd, Jefferson, McCracken, Shelby and Warren.

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