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#GetToKnowCaryEMS – Question of the Month

#GetToKnowCaryEMS – Question of the Month

Cary Area EMS is launching an initiative to help the community get to know us better. Each month we will ask our staff a question, sometimes humorous and sometimes serious. Our January question is where the staff likes to eat when they are on shift. The locations may surprise you.  Our staff works hard to […]

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CPR Classes Announced

CPR Classes Announced

Learning CPR can literally save a life. Statistics indicate that 70%-80% of cardiac arrest cases occur either in the home or at public places. In such cases, the person nearest to the victim is often a bystander with no medical expertise. If those present at the scene are able to provide CPR to the victim promptly, […]

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We Answer the Call

We Answer the Call

Cary Area EMS is always ready to respond. When the 911 call comes in, we head out and are there to help those in need. In 2017 we had over 18,000 calls for service in the greater Wake County area. Our busiest months were January and May. Cary Area EMS operates 5 advanced life support […]

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Medic2Medic Podcast

Medic2Medic Podcast

Steve Cohen, our Chief at Cary Area EMS, is a veteran podcaster. He has an interest in sharing the behind the scenes life stories of people doing the everyday work in EMS. Medic2Medic Podcast was launched in September 2015 by Chief Steve Cohen from Cary Area EMS. It is rated as one of the ten […]

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Cold vs Flu?

Cold vs 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 […]

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Squad Person of the Year

Squad Person of the Year

On Sunday, December 10, 2017, Quincy Harris of Cary Area EMS was named Squad Person of the Year for 2017. Harris is a seasoned paramedic and has been a member of Cary Area EMS since 2009. Mr. Harris is a role model and mentor for our organization as he serves in the roles of Field […]

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