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NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH 2019: PREPARED.
NOT SCARED.

September 15, 2019

National Preparedness Month 2019


September is National Preparedness Month! Since FEMA launched this initiative in 2004, September is recognized to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. The National Preparedness month theme for 2019 is “Prepared, Not Scared.” Are you prepared for a hurricane, an active shooter situation, or any other emergency that can occur?

Use the following tips to be ready in case disaster strikes. Read More →

OPIOID OVERDOSE & PREVENTION TRAINING

August 15, 2019

What are Opioids and Where to Find Overdose Prevention Training


No matter what your news source is, they have most likely informed you of the opioid epidemic that is sweeping our nation. You hear a lot about the drug, but what are opioids exactly? Opioids are a class of drugs that are naturally found in the opium poppy plant that produce a variety of effects on the brain. They can also make some people feel happy, “high” and relaxed.

Due to these seemingly pleasant effects, opioids are highly addictive. Read More →

YOUR OUTDOOR ADVENTURE SUMMER SAFETY CHECKLIST

July 15, 2019

What Is Stop the Bleed?


The summertime is always a special season for everyone. It’s the time of year that gives you a reason to get out there and discover your surroundings, develop new hobbies and just be more active. Whether you enjoy hiking, camping out in the woods or relaxing by a body of water, there’s a plethora of activities available for all during the summertime.

However, with great summer fun, comes many risk factors. Read More →

STOP THE BLEED® FACTS & TRAINING

June 15, 2019

What Is Stop the Bleed?


No matter how quickly professional emergency medical technicians arrive, in the event of a mass shooting, workplace violence, traumatic injury, or motor vehicle crash, bystanders will be the first responders on the scene. As a result, easy-to-use public access bleeding control kits are increasingly important and are a necessary component of any comprehensive emergency preparedness plan.

Check out these important Stop the Bleed® facts: Read More →

5 REASONS TO BECOME AN EMS PROVIDER

May 15, 2019

5 Reasons to Become an EMS Provider


In a typical career benefits list, you might expect to see things like great hours or stress-free environment. But let's be honest - we know these things don't describe life as an EMS provider. You work long shifts, includings nights and holidays away from your family. You deal with stressful situations, and are forced to make split-second, life-changing decisions.

We asked why you do it. You answered. Read More →

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