National EMS Week

May 22, 2023
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May 21-27, 2023, is National EMS Week, and Governor Katie Hobbs has proclaimed May 21-27, 2023, as Emergency Medical Services Week and May 24, 2023, as EMS For Children Day. View the Proclamation here. Thank you to Arizona’s EMS workforce for working 24/7/365 to protect the health and safety of Arizonans! 

This year, the Bureau of EMS & Trauma System partnered with the four Regional EMS Councils to recognize one EMCT of the Year per Region. Please join us in congratulating this year's winners: 

  • Raymond Proa / Fort Mohave Mesa Fire District / Western Region
  • James “Jim” Cesolini / Maricopa County Sheriff's Office / Central Region
  • Rose Blackhorse-Gill / Sacred Mountain Medical Service / Northern Region
  • Branden Mason / Tucson Fire Department / Southeastern Region
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Please see below for some National EMS Week resources: