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  • October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

    Did you know sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in the United States? SCA is a life-threatening emergency and occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating, an individual collapses and does not respond or breathe normally. As October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, Indianapolis EMS (IEMS) wants everyone to know […]

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  • Helpful Tips for Preventing Falls this Month

    Each year one in four Americans ages 65 and older fall resulting in both fatal and non-fatal injuries including fractured hips, broken bones and head injuries. Many times falls lead to depression or fear among older adults, making it difficult for them to stay active. This month for Falls Prevention Week beginning Sept. 20 through […]

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  • Back to school

    Indianapolis EMS wants to ensure everyone makes it to their destination safely this school year and reminds individuals to follow these back to school safety tips.

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  • Stay Healthy this Summer

    With temperatures on the rise this month, Indianapolis EMS (IEMS) wants Hoosiers to stay cool this summer and avoid heat related illnesses which occur when the body is unable to adequately cool itself. Typically the body will cool itself through sweating, but during extreme heat this may not be enough. Heat related illnesses cause the […]

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  • 2020 Annual Report

    Click here to read the entire report.

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  • Stay Cool, Stay Safe this Summer at the Pool

    Whether you’re heading to the neighborhood pool or to your own backyard oasis, make sure you’re water competent this summer before diving in. As drowning is the leading cause of death for children, it’s important to improve your family’s water competency to have an enjoyable, safe summer. The below tips from the American Red Cross […]

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