FEEL THE BURN: November’s Health and safety infographic highlights the importance of physical activity for first responders. Did you know approximately half of the adults in the United States do not get the physical activity they need to help reduce and prevent chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer? Getting enough physical activity is critical to first responders experiencing a better quality of life and remaining resilient throughout their careers.
Visit bit.ly/PhysicalActivity4Health for more info and resources about physical activity to help you feel and be your best!
For more Health and Safety topics for EMS providers, visit: Health and Safety Infographics.
The Great ShakeOut Drill. Since 1970, Virginia has experienced over 160 earthquakes. Are you prepared? Join us on October 21 at 10:21 a.m. for the Great ShakeOut Drill, the world’s largest earthquake drill. Visit www.shakeout.org to register for free and for additional earthquake preparedness resources for you and your agency.
Don’t Delay, Register Today! Virginia EMS Symposium Registration Closes Friday, Oct. 1!
There’s still time to register for the 2021 Virginia EMS Symposium, offering more than 300 classes and 13 course tracks to help fulfill your continuing education needs. These courses are also applicable for nurses and physicians. Registration closes Friday, Oct. 1, so don’t delay, register today!
Learn more about the Virginia EMS Symposium and register online at: www.vdh.virginia.gov/symposium/.
Free Symposium Registration is Available Courtesy of the EMS for Children (EMSC) Program
The Virginia EMSC program is offering a limited number of full registration awards to cover basic registration for the 2021 Virginia EMS Symposium. To be eligible, you must sign up for at least 3 pediatric-related courses and provide the following information to David Edwards, Virginia EMSC Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMSC Registration Award Application:
2) Certification Level:
3) Certification Number #:
5) Home Address:
6) Email Address:
7) Phone Number:
8) Registration Invoice #:
9) Short Statement (why you deserve an EMSC registration award):
Please note that the EMSC Symposium Registration Award is available on a first come first serve basis.