Published: May 17, 2021


NATIONAL EMS WEEK KICKED OFF SUNDAY RECOGNIZING AND HONORING EMS PROFESSIONALS AND THE IMPORTANT WORK THEY DO IN OUR COMMUNITIES. EARLIER TODAY, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE AND LAWRENCE COUNTY OFFICIALS GATHERED AS LAWRENCE COUNTY EXECUTIVE TR WILLIAMS SIGNED A PROCLAMATION DECLARING EMS WEEK IN LAWRENCE COUNTY. IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE SIGNING OF THE PROCLAMATION, LAWRENCE COUNTY EMS AWARDED 3 EMERGENCY MEDICAL PROVIDERS WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL CARE AWARD FOR SERVICES PROVIDED ON DECEMBER 19TH TO AN INDIVIDUAL SUFFERING FROM A SEVERE HEART ATTACK. EMS RESPONDERS PROVIDED LIFE SAVING CARDIAC CARE AND TRANSPORTED THE PATIENT TO RECEIVE FURTHER LIFE SAVING TREATMENT. ULTIMATELY, THE PATIENT MADE A FULL RECOVERY WITH NO DEFICITS FROM THE EVENT.