Wake County’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems will celebrate the 94 survivors of cardiac arrest in 2012 with two special events during National EMS Week, Sunday, May 19, 2013 through Saturday, May 25, 2013. No other community in the U.S. benefits from a higher cardiac arrest survival rate.
Wednesday, May 22, 7 p.m.
Code: Celebrate! 2013 Cardiac Arrest Save Ceremony
The annual celebration, held at the Meymandi Concert Hall, 2 E. South St., Raleigh
will recognize cardiac arrest survivors and responders. Wake EMS Paramedic Brian Woodard and local music group the Hall Sisters will perform. Rex Wellness Center will perform their heart healthy exercise demonstration using exercise balls as drums.
EMS Station 1 hosted an open house on May 18. The bus ambulance, mass casualty truck, and vintage and modern ambulances were on display. Attendees also participated in blood pressure checks and CPR demonstrations.