Spread the Word
Click on each link below for tips and resources on how you can recognize this special week. Try to design your EMS for Children Day campaign to reach a variety of audiences, from healthcare providers to parents and caregivers and even the children themselves.
Topic Areas and Resources
EMS Week celebrates both the EMS profession and professionals for the vital role they play in the healthcare continuum. Each year, every weekday of EMS Week is appointed a theme that represents the multi-faceted nature of EMS. This section provides fact sheets, with a pediatric focus, identifying their importance, and providing ideas on ways to celebrate them.
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.
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.
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 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.
Includes fact sheets to promote greater awareness of EMSC activities, resources, and accomplishments