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September 20, 2018

County Proclaims Emergency Medical Services Week


OSWEGO – The Oswego County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee recently presented a certificate designating May 21 through 27 as Emergency Medical Services Week in recognition of the value and accomplishments of EMS practitioners.

EMS Week proclaimed

EMS Week proclaimed

Emergency medical services are vital in improving the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury.

Emergency medical responders complete thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to provide compassionate, life-saving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Pictured from left are Milferd Potter, District 2; David M. Holst, District 4; Paul Conzone, Oswego City Fire Department; Oswego County Emergency Medical Services Coordinator Renee Fox; Committee Chairman James Weatherup, District 9; Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council Chairman Lyle Robbins, Northshore Ambulance Service; Committee Vice Chairwoman Margaret Kastler, District 1; Richard Kline, District 12; Brian Whalen, McFee Ambulance Service; James Karasek, District 22; Mike Solazzo, McFee Ambulance Service; and Frank Castiglia Jr., District 25.

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