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President Obama Issues EMS Week Proclamation

May 18, 2011

Read President Obama's Proclamation for EMS Week.
Each day, Americans rely on emergency medical service systems to help them in their hour of greatest need. In communities across our nation, we take comfort in knowing that well trained, caring men and women are only a phone call away from treating injuries sustained in a car crash, responding to a cardiac emergency, or helping a child with asthma breathe easier. When accidents and illnesses strike unexpectedly, EMS personnel are the first on the scene, and their timely actions often make the difference between life and death….. Read more here.