Spread the Word

Click on each link below for tips and resources on how your organization can recognize this special day. Remember, your National EMS for Children Day campaign should be designed to reach a variety of audiences, from healthcare providers to parents and caregivers and even the children themselves.

Celebrate the 5 Days of EMS Week

EMS Week celebrates both the EMS profession and professionals for the vital role they play in the healthcare continuum. This year, each day of EMS Week is appointed a theme that represents the multi-faceted nature of EMS. This section features the five daily themes, with a pediatric focus, why they are important, and several ideas on ways to celebrate them.

Online Artwork

This includes social media graphics, web banners, email badges, and a postcard to help you spread the word about National EMS for Children Day.


Includes a customizable proclamation and a sample letter to a state or city official to attract public attention to your local activities by designating Wednesday of EMS Week, as EMS for Children Day.

Appreciation Templates

Includes certificates of appreciation and thank you cards (for use by preschoolers, elementary students, teens/adults) to honor the EMS and acute care professionals for the work they do on behalf of children.

Celebration Ideas

Subdivided by target audience, this "how-to" guide is designed to help you brainstorm creative and affordable ideas to help capture community interest in EMSC activities and accomplishments.

Child Activity Sheets

Includes coloring pages, dot-to-dots, mazes, crosswords, and much more to enhance awareness among children on how to prepare for and respond to a health care emergency and how to prevent childhood injury and illness.

Fact Sheets and Fliers

Includes fact sheets to promote greater awareness of EMSC activities, resources, and accomplishments