Window and Balcony Safety

With the return of warmer weather, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to remind parents and caregivers of an often-overlooked hazard in the...

Bicycle Helmet Safety

Head injuries are the leading cause of serious injury and death to kids on wheels*. Most injuries occur when a cyclist suffers a...

Burns and Scalds

Each year Emergency Medical Services respond to emergencies involving young children who have sustained severe burns or scalds. These incidents often occur inside...

Toboggan Safety

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to remind parents and children about a few toboggan/sledding safety tips as the winter season continues. Injuries...

Cold Weather Safety

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) paramedics respond to a number of cold weather-related emergencies every winter. However, by taking appropriate measures to dress properly,...
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Yielding to Emergency Vehicles

For everyone’s safety, it is important for motorists to understand how to correctly yield right of way to emergency vehicles with lights and...

Accidental Poisoning

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to remind parents and caregivers of precautions to prevent accidental childhood poisonings around the home. Ingesting prescription...

Vaping and Tobacco

The number of youth who are vaping has gone up dramatically over the past few years. Latest survey results show that vaping doubled...

Bicycle Helmet Safety

Head injuries are the leading cause of serious injury and death to kids on wheels*. Most injuries occur when a cyclist suffers a...

Toboggan Safety

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to remind parents and children of a few toboggan/sledding safety tips as the winter season continues. Injuries...

Cold Weather Safety

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) paramedics respond to a number of cold weather-related emergencies every winter. However, by taking appropriate measures to dress properly,...

Yielding to Emergency Vehicles

Time is the enemy in an emergency. For everyone’s safety, it is important for motorists to understand how to correctly yield right of...