PROCLAMATION 2013 – 46
WHEREAS, emergency medical services is a vital public service; and
WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical service teams are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week; and
WHEREAS, access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury; and
WHEREAS, the emergency medical services system consists of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, educators, administrators and others; and
WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams, whether career or volunteer, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skills; and
WHEREAS, it is appropriate to recognize the value and the accomplishments of emergency medical services providers by designating Emergency Medical Services Week;
NOW, THEREFORE, be it proclaimed by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida that:
Section 1. The week of May 19-25, 2013 is proclaimed as Emergency Medical Services Week in Lake County.
Section 2. A copy of this Proclamation shall be spread upon the Minutes of this meeting.
Section 3. This Proclamation shall become effective upon adoption.
DONE AND PROCLAIMED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida in regular session this 21st day of May, 2013.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS – LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA