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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN DAY – Wednesday of EMS Week

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN DAY

The Federal EMSC Program partners each year with the American College of Emergency Physicians to honor Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week.  As part of the week, Emergency Medical Services for Children Day (also known as EMSC Day) is celebrated on Wednesday.

Across the country, hundreds of activities take place on EMS for Children Day and throughout the week.  On EMS for Children Day, communities and medical personnel are encouraged to focus their EMS Week activities on raising public awareness about the need for specialized emergency care for children.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Use #EMSForChildrenDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

National EMSC Day was founded by the federal EMSC Program and partners with the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Emergency Nurses Association to raise awareness concerning the need for improved care for children in prehospital and acute care settings.

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DATES
May 22, 2019
May 20, 2020
May 19, 2021
May 18, 2022
May 17, 2023
May 22, 2024
May 23, 2025
May 20, 2026
May 19, 2027
May 17, 2028
May 23, 2029

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