Wake County’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems will celebrate the 87 survivors of cardiac arrest in 2013 with two special events during National EMS Week, Sunday, May 18, 2014, through Saturday, May 24, 2014. No other community in the U.S. benefits from a higher cardiac arrest survival rate.

Monday, May 19, 7 p.m.
Code: Celebrate! 2014 Cardiac Arrest Save Ceremony

The annual celebration is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Meymandi Concert Hall, 2 E. South St., Raleigh, and will recognize cardiac arrest survivors and responders. There will also be some great entertainment.
The Movement Connection will dance "Élan Métre Sustained."
Wake County EMS Paramedic Brian Woodard will sing "All of You."
Also a very special performance by the Enloe High School Drum Line.

Wednesday, May 21, 7 a.m.–1 p.m.
Wake County EMS Station 1 Open House

Stop by for a visit at EMS Station 1, on Davie Street at McDowell Street in downtown Raleigh. See an ambulance, learn about EMS, get a CPR refresher and pick up a piece of fresh fruit.

We will partner again with Wake County Human Services Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention for blood pressure checks and information on healthy living.

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