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EMS Prepares for New Year's Eve

 

 
 
 

JEMS Staff | | Thursday, December 31, 2009


On Dec. 30, police shut down Times Square while investigating a white 1992 Dodge van that was parked on the west side of Broadway between 42nd and 41st Streets. The incident happened as preparations were under way for a rehearsal of the New Year_s Eve ball drop and delayed the rehearsal. Although only clothes were found in the van,the incident serves as a reminder that EMS agencies should be prepared for anything in areas with New Year's Eve festivities.

Read more about the Dec. 30 Times Square incident.

In"Las Vegas EMS Plans for Possible New Year's MCI," JEMS Editorial Board member Bruce Evans, MPA, EMT-P, details how Las Vegas area EMS, fire, and police agencies plan for the expected and unexpected during what is known as "America's Party." Read about this well-orchestrated, closely coordinated process, which typically starts almost immediately each new year.

Tell us how your organization plans for New Year's Eve in your area.

Related MCI Planning Links

"Las Vegas EMS Plans for Possible New Year's MCI"

"EMS Planning for a Big Event in the Tiny Town of Speed, Kan."

JEMS.com MCI page




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