The City of Titusville, Florida / Fire & Emergency Services / NewsTitusville Recognizes National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week
NATIONAL EMS WEEK
May 19-25, 2013
Sunday May 19, 2013 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor the men and women who deliver pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical care throughout the United States. This vital public safety service of emergency medical service is provided in Titusville by cross-trained, multi-role emergency responders who are based within our fire department.
The fire service has a rich history of protecting the health and safety of our community through an 'all hazards' response model that includes the delivery of pre-hospital emergency medical care. Fire service-based EMS providers are located, trained, and equipped to provide the Titusville community with timely pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical response and patient care. Every day, dual role firefighter/paramedics and firefighter/EMTs respond quickly, professionally and compassionately to medical emergencies in Titusville.
Titusville Mayor James H. Tulley, Jr. has proclaimed May 19-25 as Emergency Medical Services Week in the city of Titusville and urges our citizens to recognize the vital public service provided to our citizens by our firefighters/emergency medical service providers.