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City of Fort Worth recognized as a HEART Safe Community

Posted Feb. 7, 2019

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Fort Worth Fire Chief Jim Davis accepts recognition as a HEART Safe Community alongside members of the Fort Worth Safe Communities Coalition Cardiac Emergency Preparedness Task Force.

The North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council (NCTTRAC) approved the City of Fort Worth as a recognized HEART Safe Community. Fifteen communities in NCTTRAC’s 19-county region have received this status. The City of Fort Worth is the largest HEART Safe Community.

The HEART Safe Community program is designed to recognize the efforts a community makes to its residents in protecting them from the effects of heart disease and sudden death by evaluating different aspects of the system as a whole.

Recognition requires a multidisciplinary team approach to review and complete the components of the HEART Safe Community program. Communities that successfully complete the application process are eligible to display the NCTTRAC HEART Safe Community street signs throughout their communities, become recognized as a HEART Safe Community and have an impact on a new program in Texas that will lead to saving lives.

HEART Safe Community recognition was presented by the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council-Cardiac Committee at the City Council meeting on Feb. 5 in honor of Heart Month.

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