May 20-26, 2012 is National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, in honor of the dedicated EMS professionals who serve citizens every day.
If you have the opportunity to this week, thank an EMT or a Paramedic for the vital service that they provide to the public. If you would like, you can Tweet your appreciation using the #EMSWeek hashtag or post a note on our Facebook wall for EMS providers to see. While you’re at it, create your free Smart Safety Profile… it may just save your life. (Smart911.com)
According to a press release by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, over 36 million people received treatment from EMS professionals in 2011