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Here at Georgetown Scott County EMS, we’re passionate about education. Part of our passion for education, is preparing members of our community to make a difference before we arrive. Currently, we are an American Heart Association training center and provide CPR & First-aid courses. We will begin offering a regular monthly Heart Saver CPR/AED course the 3rd Thursday of every month. Please refer to our training schedule for the next coming date of CPR class. Pre-registration is required for this course, the links are available on the training schedule page.

Beginning in August, we will begin offering the “Stop the Bleed” basic course to anyone interested. This course is created by the American College of Surgeons and designed for all people. We will spend some time in the classroom reviewing materials, and we will spend some time doing hands-on practice. We will hold our first Stop the Bleed course August 25th, please see the training schedule for the registration link (will be posted the week of July 17th)

These 2 programs provide simple, effective training that can be employed by anyone to make a difference in an emergency. If you’re interested in either of these courses, please contact us for more information!!

In celebration of EMS Week, Georgetown Community Hospital provided the crews a full breakfast including “cook to order” omelets.   Georgetown Community Hospital is one of our biggest supporters and we are so grateful to this fantastic hospital in our community!   Special thank you goes to William Haugh,  Bridget Foster, Jeff Jones-Ritzler, Donzetta Hughes, and Tony Adams for making today so special!

We would like to invite the public to join us on Saturday May 19th from 10 am – Noon for an open house, at our EMS headquarters, 141 South Broadway St. We are kicking off National EMS week by opening our doors and inviting everyone to come tour our facility and meet our EMS crews and staff. This will give you a chance to see a behind the scenes look into our daily operations, ask questions and just get to know those of us who serve you and this community. We look forward to seeing everyone on May 19th.