May 24, 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
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.
May 22, 2019.Reading time 3 minutes.
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.
May 23, 2017.Reading time 6 minutes.
For National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) week (May 21 – 27), we’re honoring the local heroes that make up our EMS/Medic One system in King County. Each day, we’ll be sharing a unique perspective on saving lives from the people doing this work every day. Today, we’re taking a closer look at Basic Life Support (BLS) response. Sent […]
April 7, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
For National Public Health Week (April 3-7th), we’re celebrating by featuring unsung public health heroes who make our communities safer and healthier. Each day, we’ll highlight a public health worker through their own words, sharing their work and why they’re committed to serving our community. Today, we’re talking with Tony Smith, a paramedic with King County Medic One, […]