PulsePoint CPR App Now Active in Salem Area
Sudden Cardiac Arrest is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths. The PulsePoint app alerts CPR-trained bystanders, like you, to a cardiac emergency in your immediate vicinity, so you can get to the scene and start CPR in the critical lifesaving minutes before EMS teams arrive.
Basic CPR & AED Awareness Course
This course is ideal for anyone wanting to learn basic CPR skills, choking relief, and AED awareness, and does not need a CPR course completion card to meet a job requirement.
Safety Tip of the Month: Fire Prevention Week, Oct 4-10, 2015: Fire Prevention Week commemorates the Great Chicago Fire - the two-day blaze that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 more homeless, and destroyed more than 17,000 buildings between October 8-9, 1871. That tragedy inspired reform across America, spurring new fire safety codes and public awareness campaigns.
Register Your Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Your AED is a valuable asset to Salem. The Salem Fire Department would like to add your AED to our list of known AEDs. With this information our 9-1-1 Dispatch Center can advise the 9-1-1 caller that an AED may be on-site at their emergency.