Photo of the Week: Calif. EMS spreads birthday joy from a distance

Liberty Ambulance in Ridgecrest, Calif. has participated in community birthday parades during the pandemic

Calling all EMS photographers! EMS1 wants to see pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be selected as our Photo of the Week! Be sure to include your name, department information and some background on the photo.

This week's Photo of the Week comes from Liberty Ambulance (Ridgecrest, Calif.), which has been spreading birthday joy during the pandemic with social distancing parades. 

Paramedic Nick Musial is shown waving pinwheels from an ambulance window while wishing a community member a happy birthday during the drive-by celebration. 

Want to display how your agency has found ways to engage with the community during social distancing? Feel free to send us your photos at, and your submission could be featured!

Photo/Courtesy of Amanda Diamond, Liberty Ambulance


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