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Social Media for EMS

The Social Media for EMS topic includes news about how social media is impacting EMS, as well as analysis into how to use social media safely to demonstrate value to your community, while avoiding the mistakes that could land you – and your agency – in hot water.

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“Watch your kids around water” is the Phoenix FD’s latest social media post to keep citizens safe
The fire department’s PSA to outdoor enthusiasts went viral on social media as temperatures soared above 100 degrees in Arizona
These social media posts show how various agencies and departments recognized EMS personnel across the country for EMS Week
Montville police charged PIO Steven Frischling with “unauthorized taking or transmission by first responders of images of crime or accident victims.”
A New Bedford EMS crew took the time for a small gesture of kindness for an elderly couple
EMS was called to the Worcester home after the teen had become sick and fainted after eating a chip seasoned with Carolina Reaper and Scorpion peppers
Firefighters and EMS providers created and shared these six informative, fun posts and videos
Sheriff’s deputies were the last people to see the singer alive; they did a welfare check after he was seen huffing an inhalant on an Instagram live video
Fire, police and EMS agencies, as well as local governments, share their appreciation for emergency dispatchers during the 2023 recognition week
The Southborough Police Department said that “Trouble Bubble” gum is made with the same ingredient used in pepper spray
Chief Joshua Vance said Christopher Lee Linn showed up at scenes, then joined the Wharncliffe VFD on a provisional basis and was not to go on calls
“I was screaming,” said the cancer survivor who saw a group of youths laughing and filming her before she passed out and EMS providers treated her
A quick scroll through these influencers’ pages will inspire you to get off the station couch and hit the gym – or at least consider it!
The viral firefighter-influencer shares the power of comedy and social media
Whether using social media as an individual or as an agency, it’s important to consider the impact your words can have on you and the organization
Central Berkeley EMT Lacey Klein’s video of Barbara Gillespie, 72, touched many after Gillespie fell near Klein’s front door while delivering pizza
The first firefighter-influencer of the modern era shares how his early speaking nerves transformed into a love of making comedy videos
NOEMS is working on long-term staff recruitment, but for this carnival season, it has mutual aid and other measures in place to ensure public safety
Lessons from a bystander responder and co-survivor of SCA, Kristin Flanary – Lady Glaucomflecken, lifesaver, CPR champion and keynote extraordinaire
The artificial intelligence revolution has arrived; learn how OpenAI’s most popular innovation can add value to EMS
The blackout challenge has been linked to the deaths of at least 15 children ages 12 or younger in the past 18 months
Lexipol Editorial Director Greg Friese guest hosts this episode with cohost Kelly Grayson as they discuss diversity in EMS education
Check out the guests, the controversy and the takeaways that garnered these episodes of Inside EMS an EMS One-Stop the most listens of the year
I am thankful for the EMTs and paramedics who serve their community and make a difference in the lives of others
There is a lot EMS leaders and organizations can learn from TikTok’s favorite baseball team
EMS providers treated middle school children with difficulty breathing after eating spicy tortilla chips