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Public Access AED Local EMS Agency Notification

The California Health and Safety Code (HSC) requires individuals or organizations placing an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) to notify the local EMS Agency of the location and type of AED placed.

HSC 1797.196 (b) (1) “… a person or entity that acquires an AED shall do the following:”

“… (B) Notify an agent of the local EMS agency of the existence, location, and type of AED acquired…”

Click here to view the HSC section referenced above.

Coastal Valleys EMS Agency is the local EMS Agency for Sonoma and Mendocino Counties. CVEMSA uses the PulsePoint AED Registry for capturing the information required by California Health and Safety Code, and uses that system to assist bystanders and the local EMS responders in maintaining an awareness of AEDs in the community.

To complete the notification process please enter AED information directly into the PulsePoint AED registry here:

PulsePoint AED Registry

Please note, the information entered is for the purpose of public safety response awareness, emergency alerting and regulatory notification. When registering, AED owners may choose to allow their AEDs to be visible and available to the general public for use in emergency situations, or restrict access to designated staff. 

AED owners with questions may This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or contact us via phone at (707) 565-6501

The PulsePoint AED registry and PulsePoint AED system are provided through a partnership with Save Lives Sonoma and Save Lives Mendocino (Citizens for Public Resuscitation, a 501c3 educational organization) and supported by grant funding from the PulsePoint Foundation.

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Coastal Valleys EMS Agency
195 Concourse Blvd., Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 565-6501
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