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Legislation #: 060557 Introduction Date: 5/18/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SCHUMACHER
Title: Declaring the week of May 14-20, 2006, as Emergency Medical Services Week.

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5/15/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/18/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060557

 

Declaring the week of May 14-20, 2006, as Emergency Medical Services Week.

 

WHEREAS, emergency medical services is a vital public service; and

 

WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and

 

WHEREAS, access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury; and

 

WHEREAS, the emergency medical services system consists of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, educators, administrators and others; and

 

WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams, whether career or volunteer, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skills; and

 

WHEREAS, it is appropriate to recognize the value and the accomplishments of emergency medical services providers by designating Emergency Medical Services Week; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare the week of May 14-20, 2006, as Emergency Medical Services Week; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to MAST Ambulance and Local 42 in recognition by the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for their many accomplishments and for their expertise in rendering medical services to the community.

 

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