Today kicks off National EMS Week and this year’s theme is “This Is EMS: Caring for Our Communities.”
EMS Week is a time to thank paramedics, EMTs and the EMS workforce for their service and sacrifices. It’s also serves as an opportunity for EMS raise public awareness about the role of EMS in the community.
The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians partners with the American College of Emergency Physicians for the annual event, which was authorized in 1974 by President Gerald Ford.
- Ambulance Manufacturers Honor EMS Professionals All Month Long
- Ambulance Convoy Travels to Fenway Park for EMS Week
- A Poignant EMS Week Amid a Historic Pandemic
- What Does It Mean to Go Beyond the Call?
Each day of EMS Week has a theme.
Monday – EMS Education Day
Tuesday – Safety Tuesday
Wednesday – EMS for Children Day
Thursday – Save-A-Life Day (CPR & Stop the Bleed)
Friday – EMS Recognition Day
For more information, visit EMS Strong.