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PulsePoint empowers everyday citizens to provide life‐saving assistance to victims of sudden cardiac arrest.
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Firefighter Harry Franklin received recognition from the DeAnza Optimist Club at its annual awards breakfast the morning of May 4, 2016. Each year the club makes a special effort to publicly celebrate accomplishments of selected local fire and law employees that have served their communities with distinction; in this case, with special emphasis on the Cupertino community where the DeAnza Optimist Club is based.
Firefighter Franklin was recognized for his dedication and service within the communities he serves – both professionally and personally.
Described as having a “servant’s heart,” Harry embodies County Fire’s motto of Courtesy and Service. As a firefighter/engineer assigned at Cupertino Station, Harry’s dedication to proving superior service to the citizens of our community is evident in his professional interactions, whether at an emergency event or elsewhere.
Harry’s presence in the lives of those he touches has been and continues to be, quite literally, life changing. The passion he brings to all he does is immeasurable, and his devotion to public service – professionally and personally – exemplifies the spirit of public service.Learn More
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates participants about emergency preparedness and provides basic disaster response training to assist others when first responders might not be immediately available to help. Some of the trainings include learning first aid, using a fire extinguisher, and organizing resources.
Santa Clara County Fire Department encourages you to participate become a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member.
The 2015 Annual Report is now available for review.
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County Fire has been approved for accreditation by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for the third time. Accreditation shows County Fire is continuously providing quality improvement and enhancement of service delivery for the community.Learn More
Taking CERT training is easy, fun and a great way for your business or neighborhood to strengthen working and personal relationships that will be vital in responding to an emergency.Learn More
Santa Clara County Unwanted Medication Drop-Off Program offers residents a convenient and environmentally-friendly alternative to flushing or throwing away pills, expired medications, medicinal liquids, controlled substances or illegal drugs.Learn More
Santa Clara County 2-1-1 is a free, confidential, non-emergency information and referral service that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Mandarin, and 140 other languages.Learn More
AlertSCC is a powerful mass notification system that will be used to send emergency information and instructions to anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County.Learn More
PulsePoint is an App now available to residents of Santa Clara County that alerts CPR-trained bystanders to someone nearby having a sudden cardiac arrest that may require CPR.Learn More
Accreditation is a comprehensive self-assessment and evaluation model that enables organizations to examine past, current, and future service levels and internal performance and compare them to industry best practices.