State Departments Recognize Emergency Medical Services Week


| Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Editor's Note: EMS Week is filled with activities in cities, states and towns across the nation. is glad more municipalities have joined to officially recognize prehospital care providers for the essential services they provide to their communities. Below is a compilation of news about EMS Week from around the nation.


It's National EMS Week, and paramedics around Delaware will be taking part in a variety of events. Click here for some EMS Week activities in Delaware.


Governor Mitch Daniels declared May 18-24 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week in Indiana. The EMS Commission in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security has joined state and local governments across the nation in observance of EMS Week to make Hoosiers aware that "Your Life is Our Mission." Click here to read more about EMS Week in Indiana.


Call 9-1-1 and chances are good you will have an emergency responder at your door within minutes. Click here to read one Nebraska newspaper's tribute to EMS workers.

New Jersey

The "Convincer" was one of several demonstrations yesterday at the second annual Emergency Medical Services Community Day at the Rockland County Fire Training Center, which kicked off National EMS Week. Click here for more about these EMS demonstrations.

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