December 3, 2019.Reading time less than 1 minute.
As we head into the final month of 2019 (!), our monthly comic strip highlights just a few of the issues and happenings from our public health world in the last month. Read more on our blog about our world-class Medic One program, open enrollment for health insurance, and E. coli connected to romaine lettuce. […]
May 23, 2019.Reading time 3 minutes.
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.
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 21, 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
Our Medic One/EMS providers take care of us under stressful and traumatic circumstances. Learn more about efforts to support them.
May 20, 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
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.
May 26, 2017.Reading time 12 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. On this final look at the EMS system for the week, we asked Dr. Tom Rea, […]