An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm and can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. AEDs are used to treat sudden cardiac arrest, which is a condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating.
The Watauga Fire Department is committed to the safety of all who visit, travel, or reside within the City of Watauga.
Because we know that CPR & AEDs save lives, Watauga Fire Department wants to make sure the location of AED’s within the City of Watauga are known, and that the public is trained to utilize them if needed.
To improve the chances of survival the Department has created an interactive map with known AED locations within the City of Watauga for your reference. The Fire Department also offers training in CPR and AED Use. If you would like to know more about getting trained please contact us.
If you have a device that is not listed, please take a moment to register your AED device with us. Also, we would like to know when an AED device is used.