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...

Don’t Let Intruders Deceive You on The Phone

A message from the Federation of Calgary CommunitiesA person who is intent on stealing your property would prefer to do it when you...

Synthetic ID Theft, A New Trick for Scammers

Scammers are now combining information from multiple individuals to invent a false identity, a technique called “synthetic” identity theft. It’s so hard to...
Back to School

Back-to-School Safety

Alberta Health Services EMS would like to remind parents and students about some road safety tips, as roadways become more congested, with the...

Be Water Safe This Summer!

The Lifesaving Society wants to remind everyone to be safe when they are in, on and around water Please keep these Water Smart...

Heat Related Illness

With the return of summer weather, EMS would like to remind everyone to stay safe in the heat and sun this season. While...

Backyard Play Safety

With summer approaching, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to encourage parents and caregivers to ensure their backyard play areas are made safe...