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EMS Week 2024: A look back at how departments recognized EMS providers

These social media posts show how various agencies and departments recognized EMS personnel across the country for EMS Week

By Bill Carey

This year marked the 50th anniversary of EMS Week. The theme, “Honoring Our Past. Forging Our Future,” reminded us to acknowledge the foundational work of those who came before us, while also striving to build and lead the EMS system we envision for our future.

Explore the social media posts below to see how various agencies commemorated the week and honored the dedication of men and women working in EMS.


Jefferson Health, Philadelphia

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

AtlantiCare, N.J.

Guilford County, N.C. EMS

Philadelphia Fire Department

Los Angeles County Fire Department

Orlando, Fla. Fire Department

Children’s Hospital, Neb.

Orange County, Fla. Fire Rescue Department

Louisville Metro EMS, Ky.