From the Mayor's Office

PLYMOUTH — Mayor Mark Senter declares week of May 18-24 as Emergency Medical Services Week

MAY 16, 2014

WHEREAS, emergency medical services is a vital public service; and
WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week; and
WHEREAS, access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury; and
WHEREAS, the emergency medical services system consists of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, first responders, educators, administrators and others; and
WHEREAS, the members of Plymouth’s emergency medical services teams, whether career or volunteer, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skills; and
WHEREAS, it is appropriate to recognize the value and the accomplishments of emergency medical services providers by designating Emergency Medical Services Week; and

NOW, THEREFORE, I Mark Senter, Mayor of the City of Plymouth, do hereby Proclaim the week of May 18-24, 2014 as Emergency Medical Services Week throughout the City of Plymouth as well as Center and West Townships. With the theme, EMS: Dedicated. For Life, I encourage the community to observe this week by keeping these dedicated paramedics and firefighters in our thoughts and prayers.

Mark Senter