Hopkins County Judge Chris Brown poses with Cathy Halter, who has
been with the Hopkins County EMS since its inception in Hopkins County.
EMS Celebrates 30 Years
With Proclamation on Friday Morning
by: Bobby McDonald
It was a happy occasion for the Hopkins County EMS, on Friday morning, as Hopkins County Judge Chris Brown issued the following proclamation, celebrating 30 years of service to Hopkins County, and National EMS Week.
EMS Week Proclamation
To designate the Week of May 16-22, 2010, as Emergency Medical Services Week
WHEREAS, emergency medical services is a vital public service; and
WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week; and
WHEREAS, access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury; and
WHEREAS, the emergency medical services system consists of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, educators, administrators and others; and
WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams, whether career or volunteer, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skills; and
WHEREAS, it is appropriate to recognize the value and the accomplishments of emergency medical services providers by designating Emergency Medical Services Week; now
therefore, I [name, title, city, state] in recognition of this event do hereby proclaim the week of May 16-22, 2010, as
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WEEK
With the theme, EMS: Anytime, Anywhere, We’ll Be There, I encourage the community to observe this week with appropriate programs, ceremonies and activities.
Enjoy these photos of Friday morning's celebration:
Hopkins County EMS Paramedic, Neal Adams, shows little Seth Tutt, part of the job of being a
member of the EMS staff, on Friday morning.