Seymour EMS Blog

Whooping Cough and Pertussis – Is Your Child Protected?

What You Should Know about the Deadly Whooping Cough/Pertussis Disease There are a lot of dangers that we face in the world today, but perhaps the most frightening of them all are diseases. What I fear most about diseases is that many can be contracted just by coming...

Pledge to Quit Smoking Today: Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

Great American Smoke Out - Pledge to Quit Smoking - Tips to Help you Quit Smoking Smoking is a nasty, dirty habit that harms us as well as those around us. Not only are you harming yourself, but you can cause other people to have health-related issues as well. As a...

Suicide Prevention: Know the Signs

Suicide prevention is a popular topic of discussion in today’s society. Understanding the risk factors, knowing how to prevent loss, and what you can do to help is a huge resource for those you love. In today’s fast-paced, high-stress society, it seems that mental...

The effectiveness and safety of flu shots and why you should get one

Find out how effective is the flu shot & Why its important to get vaccinated It may not seem like a big deal for us to get the flu. However, even under the best circumstances, it can put us out of commission for a while. Under some conditions, it can kill. The...

Space Heater Safety Tips

Space heater safety is important to consider in the winter months. Since many people turn to space heaters to keep their homes and offices warm, space heater safety tips can help prevent a major catastrophe. While opting to use a space heater may be a cost-saving...

Homeless Health Care Issues EMS Providers Face

Homeless Health Care Issues Homeless Health Care Issues are on the rise nationwide. It is not hard to imagine that 18.3 out of 10,000 people are currently homeless in the United States. While the number of homeless persons varies in each state, most states see a...

Give Thanks To Your Community Emergency Response Team

Community Emergency Response Team might not be on the top of your list of what you are thankful for this Thanksgiving, but they should be. While most people don't even stop to think about it, emergency responders are involved in many aspects of our safety during the...

The Ultimate Guide For Halloween Safety 2021

Halloween can be a fun time for your family and children, especially when it comes to trick or treating, but it can also be dangerous. Lets review some common Halloween safety tips that can keep your kids safe this Halloween. Halloween safety should be every parent's...

First Aid Training: How To Treat Dog Bites

It is a fact of life that dogs bite. Approximately 4.7 million bites inflicted by dogs on people are reported in the US every single year. Although these statistics sound grim, at least 80% of these bites only result in minimal injury and can be treated by someone...

How to Handle an Active Shooter Situation

In less than 24 hours, our Nation saw two mass shootings. As shooters opened fire in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the world sat back and watched yet another active shooter situation unfold in the United States. Tragically, the El Paso shooting was the 249th mass...
Suicide Prevention: Know the Signs

Suicide Prevention: Know the Signs

Suicide prevention is a popular topic of discussion in today’s society. Understanding the risk factors, knowing how to prevent loss, and what you can do to help is a huge resource for those you love. In today’s fast-paced, high-stress society, it seems that mental...