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The community awareness topic brings together a range of articles about how communities around the world come together to uplift individuals or help EMS providers when in need.

Here’s an overview of how to keep your eyes safe during a solar eclipse and where to find reputable vendors for solar eclipse glasses
Matt Zavadsky, MS-HA, EMT, details the impact of integrating a 211 system into the 911 process and the benefits to the community
Taking the concept of the right care, to the right person at the right resource to a new level
Beaufort County officials requested bids for transport service from Daufuskie Island to Hilton Head
A call about a man walking barefoot in the snow led to an idea with an old RV
Fans in Crown Point said in a post published on April Fools’ Day that too much attention is given to the Chicago Bears for the AED fundraiser
The marina’s owner adjusted services to meet first responders’ needs, such as keeping the fuel dock open 24/7 and opening the cafe for most of the day
How Mehlville Fire Protection District used ET3 and community paramedicine to improve overall health and quality of life for the community
Inside Health 34 – UC Davis Fire’s mobile approach to non-emergent support and service navigation
San Diego County officials set a big goal in improving their cardiac arrest survival rate
An inside look at Guilford County’s award-winning program response to low-acuity and behavioral health calls
Josh and Jennifer Chan created the kits to help first responders interact with children, adults who have trouble communicating
An idea from Minnesota Valley Transit Authority CEO Luther Wynder to show support on transit buses snowballed into a larger show of support
Making care more accessible, reducing hospital utilization and improving outcomes
The importance of community involvement in advancing EMS research and quality
A New Bedford EMS crew took the time for a small gesture of kindness for an elderly couple
How paramedics can take action to protect patients from falling through the cracks
Members of the Lexington County Ambulance Response Solutions group encourage residents to work on improving EMS
Six bills focused on helping EMS in the state include proposals on tax funding, reimbursement and a tax credit for volunteers
One of the AMR paramedics was critically injured in the crash with a wrong-way driver on I-10
Members of the East Baton Rouge EMS Explorers program spend their weekends learning about EMS, serving others
The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
Celebrating the season with community engagement, donations and educational outreach
Educator finds new purpose helping to mold students at historic, cost-free, private residential school in Hershey, Pa.
Voters in Cedar County approved a measure funding a countywide ambulance service
Officials from several communities gathered in Fitchburg to break ground for new hangar, quarters for Air Methods Life Flight 2
Hundreds of young girls met with women in over 65 STEM-based organizations in Montgomery County
Organizers have seen a decrease in unplanned emergency department, hospital visits in the first year
AeroCare 4’s flight medic, flight nurse were reunited with a patient during a high school football game