#KnowYour911

KNOWING CAN
SAVE LIVES

No one wants to find themselves in an emergency, but it's important to be prepared if one arises. Understanding the role and capabilities of emergency services will better equip our communities with the knowledge they need to take proper action.

EDUCATION

for every minute that
defibrillation is delayed
during cardiac arrest
your chance of survival
drops by 7-10%

Knowing CPR and how to use
a Defib may save a life.

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60% of child drownings
occur between june and
august

Keep a close eye on children
and wear a lifejacket.

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AWARENESS

on average, EWEMS drives
a combined 2.36 million
kilometers annually,
keeping the residents safe

That's equivalent to
circumnavigating the earth
nearly 60 times!

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calling 911 does not
guarantee you will be
assessed by a physician
sooner

All emergency room patients are
prioritized based on the severity of
their condition.

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COMMUNITY


Every year, our paramedics
volunteer countless hours...

...giving back to the community
they proudly serve.

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ewems actively hosts
and participates in car seat
clinics...

...to ensure your children are safely
secured in your vehicle.

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WHEN YOU SHOULD

CALL 911

ways to help

paramedics


Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.

Signs of stroke such as numbness, slurred speech, severe headache, weakness on the face or loss of consciousness.

Any symptoms of a heart attack including chest pain, pain in the left arm or the jaw, sudden weakness or dizziness.


Any life or limb threatening injury.

Have a list of past medical history on-hand.

Ensure all medication is accessible.

Make sure your address is visible from the road.

When you see their lights, pull to the right.

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