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2016 King County EMS Annual Report

The 2016 report documents the cooperative nature and strong regional effort of all the partners throughout the EMS system. As with past reports, this year's review features projects and programs that thoroughly embody the components that have contributed to the system's success - medicine, innovation, effectiveness and regionalism. However, it is the theme of teamwork and cooperation that truly echoes throughout the text.

Medic One/EMS 2014-2019 Strategic Plan

The Medic One/EMS 2014-2019 Strategic Plan is the primary policy and financial document that will direct the Medic One/EMS system into the future.

The Plan provides a general description of the programmatic services to be supported throughout the levy period, and a financial plan to implement the recommendations. As the result of a nine-month all-inclusive planning process, the Strategic Plan reflects the collaborative efforts from public and private regional partners, cities, the King County Executive and the EMS Division.

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