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National EMS Week Proclamations, Events & Resources

May 21, 2023

Happy EMS Week! 
Special Days & DC Display for National EMS Week, May 21-27
  • Sunday: Health, Wellness and Resilience Day – support your agency’s mental health resilience by taking the Mental Health Resilience Officer (MHRO) course, developed with support from FirstNet®, Built with AT&T.
  • Monday: EMS Education Day – take time to recognize your agency’s training coordinator and the EMS educators who support your professional development.
  • Tuesday: Shine a Spotlight on EMS Safety – promote the advancement of safety measures by taking the NAEMT EMS Safety course or honor your EMS agency by submitting a nomination by May 22 for the NAEMT-ACEP Safety in EMS Award, sponsored by Technimount.
  • Wednesday: EMS for Children Day – partner with your local schools to celebrate the work that EMS practitioners provide to our youngest community residents.
  • Thursday: Save-a-Life Day – an excellent opportunity to share CPR and bleeding control techniques with your community. 
  • Friday: EMS Recognition Day – help honor a colleague by giving them the gift of NAEMT membership
  • View more opportunities.
  • Special Display at the Smithsonian – On May 23 from 12pm-2pm, the DC Fire and EMS Foundation will display an ambulance and other items from the Emergency! TV show. Learn more