Seymour EMS Blog

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...

The Importance of Emergency Preparedness

Natural disasters, accidents, and tragedy are bound to strike at times. While you can’t avoid them completely, you can help brace the impact when disasters occur. Emergency preparedness is the easiest way to lessen the damage when something bad happens. From taking...

Anaphylactic Shock: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Anaphylactic shock is a common medical emergency that affects patients for several different reasons. Although it is common, it can be scary when anaphylactic shock sets in. When patients are exposed to something they are allergic to, they can go into this potentially...

What Are EMS Specialties?

EMS certifications are a major part of the healthcare industry. Just think about all the different areas of healthcare and you will understand the need for specialty services. And, EMS is no different when it comes to this need. As technology continues to advance,...

Top Reasons to Take EMT Classes in 2021

EMT classes are an affordable and exciting way to take the first step towards a career in emergency medical services. The EMT profession is both rewarding and exciting. There is no doubt that it takes a special person to go out there every day and save lives. EMTs...

Summer Safety Tips for Parents

Summer safety tips serve as a great reminder for parents as the school year comes to a close. By now the kids are itching to get out of school and summer days are already in full swing. Through all the excitement, it’s important to take a step back and review the top...