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We Need to Care for Each Other as Much as We Care for Others

Caring for our communities also includes caring for ourselves since we have our own EMS community, writes George W. Contreras.
Ambulances from FEMA arrived at Camp Ripley Nov. 20, to help hospitals transfer patients to other medical facilities.

EMS Week 2021 Kicks Off

Today kicks off National EMS Week and this year's theme is “This Is EMS: Caring for Our Communities.”
Ambulances lined up around the inside of Fenway Park in 2020.

MA Ambulance Association to Honor EMS Providers with Convoy of Champions Parade

The Massachusetts Ambulance Association (MAA) will celebrate EMS professionals during the 46th Annual National EMS Week.
Charlie Phipps and David Rebula, paramedics with Southside EMS, prep the ambulance after transporting a patient to Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Georgia May 3, 2017. 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade paramedics assist Southside EMS in Savannah, Georgia, to sustain skills while in a garrison environment through a civilian-military partnership that started in March 2017.

IAFF Honors EMS Personnel Amid Historic Challenges

“Our EMS members are the first line of defense during this pandemic, putting their lives on the line to provide expert care."
Demers Ambulances, Braun Ambulances, and Crestline Coach celebrate EMS Week and Paramedics Services Week throughout May.

Ambulance Manufacturers Honor EMS Professionals All Month Long

Demers Ambulance, Braun Ambulances, and Crestline Coach are shining a bright spotlight on EMS front line heroes to recognize their remarkable and tireless efforts.

Ambulance Convoy Travels to Fenway Park for EMS Week

Massachusetts celebrated National EMS Week on Wednesday with a "Convoy of Champions," an ambulance caravan that ended up in Fenway Park.

A Poignant EMS Week Amid a Historic Pandemic

Author George W. Contreras salutes EMS personnel during EMS Week and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Video: AMR Medics Married on Live TV

Meagan Herlihy and Kyle Short were married on Good Morning America after the coronavirus pandemic canceled their original wedding plans.
Fenway Park

Convoy of Ambulances will End Up in Fenway Park

A parade of more than 50 ambulances, representing more than 20,000 paramedics, EMTs, and 911 dispatchers, will travel from UMass Medical Center in Worcester to the warning track inside Fenway Park on Wednesday.

Proclamation on Emergency Medical Services Week 2020

During Emergency Medical Services Week, we honor all of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers who play such a critical role in our Nation's health and safety.