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Learn How You Can Stop The Dying

Bystanders are the critical link to survival in a traumatic hemorrhage event. Whether it’s a home injury, a work injury, a motor vehicle accident, or an active assailant, stopping the life-threatening bleeding immediately is the difference between life and death. Let us show you WHY you are the critical link to survival and HOW you can stop the dying.

Learning these skills to stop a bleed are as simple as contacting Northwest EMS. Our Education Coordinator Jen Fischer (jfischer@nwems86.org) can register ...

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National EMS Memorial Service (NEMSMS) Slated To Honor Paramedic Douglas Zima

Northwest EMS has been advised that the National EMS Memorial Service (NEMSMS) will be honoring Paramedic Douglas Zima at this year’s memorial observances in Washington, DC on July 24th.

This year’s Memorial Service will pay tribute to over 100 EMS providers who died in the line of duty, in what will be the largest EMS Memorial the foundation has performed to date. The Memorial Service will include numerous historical honorees, as well as a number of EMS provider tragically lost as ...

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Help Us Support Child Life Programs!

When a child is admitted to the hospital, it can be a very unsettling experience. One of the ways that hospitals alleviate the anxiety of procedures and unfamiliar surroundings is by providing toys, activities, puzzles and other items that can pre-occupy the child and distract them from their situation. These seemingly small (and inexpensive) items make a huge impact on the well-being of the child. The gesture also gives parents the confidence that their child is coping well.

To ...

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