Posted On Sunday May 22, 2022

Paramedic Services Week

Paramedic as Educator – Citizen Ready

May 22 to May 28, 2022

Whereas each year the paramedics of Frontenac Paramedic Services will respond to approximately 22,000 calls for assistance from the public;

And Whereas the paramedics are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year;

And Whereas access to quality emergency medical care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury;

And Whereas the members of paramedic services teams, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their life saving skills;

And Whereas the members of paramedic services teams often find themselves in dangerous and traumatic situations requiring spontaneous decision-making;

And Whereas the members of paramedic services teams provide a vital pre-hospital service to the residents of the geographic area of the County of Frontenac and the City of Kingston;

Therefore Be It Resolved That the week of  May 22 to May 28 ,2022 be proclaimed Paramedic Services Week in the County of Frontenac with the theme of "Faces of Paramedicine" which demonstrates the important role that paramedics play as educators to the public.

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