A survey about automated external defibrillators (AED) in Georgia schools showed that:
- 56 percent of Georgia school districts have an AED in every school.
- 79 percent of Georgia schools have at least one AED.
- 21 percent of Georgia schools currently may not have an AED, and most of these are elementary schools.
- Saved six lives in Georgia schools this year (five adults and one student), and total of 34 lives were saved in the past four years at schools throughout the state.
- Recognized 67 new Project S.A.V.E. HeartSafe schools in 2011. A total of 838 Georgia schools have joined since 2004—37 percent of all state schools. Read the most up-to-date list of HeartSafe schools in Georgia.
- Provided training for more than 250 instructors on new American Heart Association CPR guidelines.
- Trained 115 coaches from the metro Atlanta Youth Football League and a Tucker Youth Soccer League in CPR.
- Trained 83 new school CPR instructors.
- Provided $27,360 in training grants to Georgia schools by Project S.A.V.E.
- Awarded the first Project ADAM Karen Smith Award in Georgia to a school nurse in Gilmer county and a principal in Hall county, for exemplary efforts with school AED programs. Each school was awarded $500 to expand their AED program.