Tumwater proclaims May 15-21 Emergency Medical Services Week


The Tumwater City Council declared May 15-21 as Emergency Medical Service Week at its meeting Tuesday, May 3.

“I encourage all people to join in this observance to recognize those who give so much of themselves and consistently rise to the challenge for the safety and health of others,” Tumwater mayor Debbie Sullivan said.

 “It is appropriate to recognize, honor, and promote the value of the accomplishments of emergency medical services providers and the Thurston County Medic One/Emergency Medical Services System by designating Emergency Medical Services Week,” read the proclamation.

Fire Chief Brian Hurley responded to the council’s recognition of the personnel of the Emergency Medical Services, saying they will continue to provide the citizens of Tumwater with the highest quality of emergency care possible.


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