It’s EMS Week In Yankton

It’s EMS Week In Yankton

This is National EMS Week-proclaimed by President Joe Biden.

This year’s Emergency Medical Services Week theme, ‘Rising to the Challenge,’ pays tribute to the brave frontline professionals who work tirelessly to help their fellow Americans get immediate medical attention in their hours of greatest need.

Local Yankton County EMS Administrator Steve Hawkins says mental healthcare for EMS first responders is critical…

Hawkins adds that staffing continues to be low…

Yankton County EMS employs a full-time Paramedic Administrator, six full-time Paramedics, a full-time billing specialist, and around twenty-five part-time employees who are EMTs, EMTs-Intermediates, Advanced EMTs, or Paramedics.