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File #: 12-0542    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/26/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/23/2017 Final action: 5/23/2017
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign a Proclamation recognizing May 21, 2017 through May 27, 2017 as “Emergency Medical Services Week” in the County of El Dorado; and 2) Receive a presentation by the El Dorado County Emergency Services Authority and the California Tahoe Emergency Services Operations Authority, recognizing the contribution and dedication of certain emergency medical services nominees for outstanding contributions and dedication to their respective organizations. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. 6A - 2017 EMS Week Proclamation, 05-23-2017, 2. Executed Proclamation, 3. 5A - 2016 EMS Week Proclamation, 05-03-2016, 4. 5B - JPA Agenda for 2016 EMS Appreciation Week, 05-03-2016, 5. 5C - Lake Valley Fire nomination, 05-03-2016, 6. Executed Proclamation, 7. 4A - 2015 EMS Week Proclamation 05-12-15, 8. Executed Proclamation, 9. 3A - 2014 EMS Week Proclamation, 5-13-14, 10. 2A - Proclamation, EMS Week 2013, 05-14-13.pdf, 11. A - Proclamation EMS Week 2012
Related files: 19-0733
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Health and Human Services Agency, recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign a Proclamation recognizing May 21, 2017 through May 27, 2017 as “Emergency Medical Services Week” in the County of El Dorado; and
2) Receive a presentation by the El Dorado County Emergency Services Authority and the California Tahoe Emergency Services Operations Authority, recognizing the contribution and dedication of certain emergency medical services nominees for outstanding contributions and dedication to their respective organizations. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.)

FUNDING: N/A
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
The Health and Human Services Agency, Community Services Division (HHSA), is recommending that, in recognition of the many dedicated men and women who daily serve the residents and visitors of El Dorado County, the Board of Supervisors proclaim the week of May 21 - 27, 2017 as “Emergency Medical Services Week” in the County of El Dorado.

In conjunction with the Board of Supervisor’s proclamation of May 21, 2017 through May 27, 2017 as “Emergency Medical Services Week" in the County of El Dorado, the El Dorado County Emergency Services Authority (West Slope JPA) and the California Tahoe Emergency Services Operations Authority (CalTahoe JPA) will recognize Emergency Medical Services (EMS) nominees for their outstanding contributions and dedication to their respective organizations.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
President Gerald Ford declared November 3 - 10, 1974 as the first “National Emergency Medical Services Week.” This annual observance continued for four more years. It was re-instituted by The American College of Emergency Physicians in 1982, which moved the observance of EMS Week from November to September. In 1992, the observance of EMS Week was moved to the third week in May.

National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety and honor the dedication of those who provide t...

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