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Cold vs Flu?

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019 in Cary EMS News, News | 0 comments

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 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. Remember when mom told you...

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Cary Area EMS Appreciation Event

Posted by on Sep 22, 2019 in Cary EMS News, News | 0 comments

Cary Area EMS Appreciation Event

Cary Area EMS held an appreciation event with local food vendors for our members, their families, and our board of directors.

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Paramedic Openings

Posted by on Jul 20, 2019 in Cary EMS News, News | 0 comments

Paramedic Openings

Cary Area EMS is looking for highly motivated and aggressive paramedic candidates who have a desire to work in a progressive EMS system.

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CPR and AED Classes

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in Cary EMS News, News | 0 comments

CPR and AED Classes

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, the chances of survival are significantly increased. 

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Stop the Bleed Training

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in Cary EMS News, News | 0 comments

Stop the Bleed Training

Today we live in a world where terrorism, the actions of unstable people, and the dangerous impulses of friends and relatives are very real and becoming increasingly more frequent. As a part of our community education, Cary Area EMS is a teaching location for this new public opportunity called Stop the Bleed. 

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Successful Flu Clinic

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Cary EMS News | Comments Off on Successful Flu Clinic

Successful Flu Clinic

Cary Area Emergency Medical Services offered a free flu clinic on Saturday, October 28, 2017, to the public starting at 8:00 am at our main station on 107 Medcon Court, Cary NC. To date, we have accommodated almost 500 people. If you are still in need of the flu vaccine, please contact us. You must be at least 9 years old to receive the vaccine. For the third year, we asked participants to bring a non-perishable or a can of food to benefit the Central Carolina Food Bank. This has been a huge success and was no different this year. Thank you to those who participated and helped us...

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