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File #: 0111X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/6/2017 In control: M. Brown
On agenda: 5/22/2017 Final action: 5/24/2017
Title: To declare the week of May 21-27, 2017 to be Emergency Medical Services Week in Columbus, Ohio
Sponsors: Mitchell Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson, Zach M. Klein

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To declare the week of May 21-27, 2017 to be Emergency Medical Services Week in Columbus, Ohio

 

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WHEREAS, Emergency medical service providers perform a vital public service with over 1500 members of the Columbus Division of Fire providing lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week; and

 

WHEREAS, The members of the Columbus Division of Fire are highly trained paramedics that have the most current training and state of the art equipment so that they can manage any emergency medical situation they may encounter; and

 

WHEREAS, the emergency medical services system consists of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, educators, and administrators; and

 

WHEREAS, The Columbus Division of Fire and other emergency personnel will be hosting several events this week to promote the importance of CPR training; and

 

WHEREAS, it is important to recognize the value, accomplishments, sacrifices and selfless contributions of emergency medical services providers by designating Emergency Medical Services Week; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby declare the week of May 21-27, 2017 to be Emergency Medical Services Week, and expresses its gratitude to all members of the Columbus Division of Fire for their outstanding contributions to the safety and well-being of the citizens of Columbus.