Seymour EMS Blog

Which is better hand sanitizer or soap

Hand Sanitizer Vs. Handwashing Which is better hand sanitizer or soap? How many times have you reached for hand sanitizer in lieu of using clean water and soap? Sanitizer may be beneficial when you’re on the go or stuck without a source of water. The question,...

5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Vitamin D

When it comes to vitamin supplements, vitamin A, C, E are currently all the rage. However, did you know that the health benefits of vitamin D are equally important? Derived naturally from the sun, the powerful vitamin does more than strengthen bones and teeth. Health...

Life of an EMT

While deciding to pursue an EMT career may not be the highest paying job, the rewards that go with the position often level out the playing field in the eyes of those who practice. While most people know that an EMT career aids in saving lives, many people don’t...

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...
Life of an EMT

Life of an EMT

While deciding to pursue an EMT career may not be the highest paying job, the rewards that go with the position often level out the playing field in the eyes of those who practice. While most people know that an EMT career aids in saving lives, many people don’t...