Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Medic One/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is standing by to help you 24 hours a day with a system that provides a continuum of care that assures every patient the emergency medical attention they need.
New King County, Wash. EMS protocol to treat allergic reactions saves money
Highlighted in the July 2016 edition of the National Association of Counties (NACO) CountyNews magazine, our Emergency Medical Services Division (EMS) program is ensuring that people with allergic reactions have rapid access to medication that can save lives, while also saving the county money.
Dr. Kudenchuk: Study reveals exciting news about cardiac arrest treatment
From the Public Health Insider blog, April 11, 2016
Why King County's EMS is the best in the world: Q&A with Mickey Eisenberg
From the Public Health Insider blog, May 22, 2015
Standing up to senior falls: local program promotes independence and safety at home
From the Public Health Insider blog, February 9. 2015
Every year more than 300,000 Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) a condition in which the heart unexpectedly stops beating. It can happen anywhere, to anyone, at any time, even to those with optimal heart health.
And when it occurs seconds count. The Shockingly Simple campaign is aimed at increasing purchases and registration of AEDs by businesses and organizations in Seattle and King County. Learn more at www.kingcounty.gov/aed.
About the EMS Division
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2014-2019 EMS levy