2017 Citizens’ Academy Announced
The Academy will occur every Thursday in April 2017, starting on April 6th. The purpose of the Cary Area EMS Citizens’ Academy is to provide an introduction for the public to the emergency medical services world. The academy will offer interactive and practical sessions about EMS and what function EMS plays in today’s society. Participants will also learn about how the organization is staffed, governed, and funded. – Read More
Do you have a cold OR the flu?
Flu season typically begins when the weather gets cold and peaks in mid to late winter. Most of us confuse the flu for a cold and vice versa. It is important to know the difference AND know how to treat both. The flu, more scientifically known as influenza, is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses. The influenza virus usually enters the body through mucus membranes in the mouth, nose or eyes. When a person with the flu coughs or sneezes, the virus then becomes airborne and can be inhaled by anyone nearby – Read More