/Southern Nevada Health District to Present Emergency Medical Service Responders of the Year Awards

Southern Nevada Health District to Present

Emergency Medical Service Responders of the Year Awards

May 11, 2005


In recognition of National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, the Southern Nevada Health District is honoring emergency medical service personnel. EMS Week will be celebrated May 15-21, 2005, and according to the American College of Emergency Physicians is designed to bring together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of the medical “front line.”

WhoNominations were submitted from each of the nine licensed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies in Clark County. Nominees must be currently certified as an: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Basic; EMT – Intermediate; EMTParamedic; EMT – Registered Nurse; or Emergency Medical Dispatcher.

Awardees will be recognized for their demonstration of excellent patient care, clinical skills, exemplary professionalism and for their exceptional contributions and commitment to the success and advancement of EMS.

WhenThursday, May 19, 2005
2 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Southern Nevada Health District
Ravenholt Public Health Center, Clemens Room
625 Shadow Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89106

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The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.