Gone but not forgotten — 2019

Every few years, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office (KCMEO) hosts a unique memorial to ensure that every King County resident is remembered. Those who died without resources or family to claim their remains for a proper burial are looked after through the work of the county’s indigent remains program. The next ceremony to remember these individuals […]

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Many partners, one leading EMS/Medic One system

If you live in King County, you are fortunate. King County EMS is known for its exceptional performance in meeting national standards for emergency response times, including one of the best cardiac arrest survival rates in the nation.

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Stop the Bleed trains public lifesavers

Blood loss is the leading cause of preventable death after a traumatic injury. Trained bystanders can often make the difference between life and death. Learn how you can Stop the Bleed.

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EMS teamwork saves teen

Less that 10% of EMS responses involve patients 17 and younger. When they happen, you want the best-trained people on the job. Thanks to great teamwork, this recent & local near-fatality had a happy ending.

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CPR in a Box is a lifesaver

Bystander CPR saves lives. 70% of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in King County received it. CPR in a Box is tool designed to train even more people through local partners, and save more lives.

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