Community Education

One of the ways in which your EMS agency can have the most impact in your community is by educating the public about illness and injury prevention. Below is a listing of resources to help you develop local prevention programs in your community.


CategoryTitleDescriptionDate Published
Community PreparednessFEMA's 'Scary Simple' Video Campaign ‘Scary Simple’ is campaigning to educate Americans how to prepare for and respond to emergencies. We strive to empower families to develop a plan to communicate in the case of a disaster.5/03/2017
Community PreparednessPrepping A Go Bag With Supplies In Case Of An EmergencyCommunity preparedness video from "It’s Scary Simple" | FEMA5/03/2017
Pool Safety/Drowning PreventionWater Related InjuriesInformation from the CDC about water related injuries4/11/2017
Pool Safety/Drowning PreventionPool Safety CouncilAn organization dedicated to the prevention of child drowning nationwide4/11/2017
Pool Safety/Drowning PreventionPool SafelyA National public education campaign that works with partners around the country to reduce child drownings and entrapments in swimming pools and spas.4/11/2017
Babysitter EducationSafeSitter Babysitting & Child Care TrainingLearn how to be a safe sitter.4/11/2017
Babysitter EducationRedCross Babysitting & Child Care TrainingLearn how to be a safe, professional and reliable sitter.4/11/2017
Elderly SafetyTop Tips for Senior Fall PreventionAn article about senior fall prevention and awareness from "A Place for Mom".4/11/2017
Elderly SafetySenior ResourceThe "E-cyclopedia" of Senior options and information4/11/2017
Elderly SafetyAdministration on Aging, US Department of Health and Human ServicesLink to the Administration on Aging (AoA) website.4/11/2017
Injury PreventionInjury and Violence PreventionResources for injury and violence prevention from National Conference of State Legislatures4/11/2017
Injury PreventionInjury Center, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionResources for injury prevention from the CDC4/11/2017
Injury PreventionExertional Heat Illness ProjectThis project is a collaborative effort by several stakeholders from within the state of Arkansas and beyond to address the issue of Exertional heat Illness. Provides resources to help prevent injuries related to exertional overheating.4/11/2017
Injury PreventionChild Ready Home Safety ToolThis visual & interactive tool will educate parents & caregivers to identify common hazards at home & provide safety tips & information to prevent childhood injuries in the home.4/11/2017
Injury PreventionSafe Sleep InitiativesThis video will provide an overview of the safe sleep intiative and what can be done by first responders to help prevent infant sleep-related deaths.4/11/2017
CPR & PAD ProgramsOn-Site CPR-AED ProgramsInformation on Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundations on-site programs4/11/2017
CPR & PAD ProgramsPAD OverviewAmerican Heart Association's Q&A of their AED Programs4/11/2017
CPR & PAD ProgramsUniversity of Washington, School of MedicineLearn CPR with illustrated guides, video demonstrations and fact sheets from University of Washington4/11/2017
CPR & PAD ProgramsAmerican Heart AssociationLearn about and find AHA programs near you4/11/2017