Celebrate our Local EMS Heros at the Downtown Des Moines Farmers' Market on May 25th
Posted: May 20, 2013
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
UnityPoint Health volunteers will be on-hand this Saturday to celebrate our local EMS heroes! Bring the family to meet Pete the Paramedic and take a sneak peek inside a pediatric ambulance. If you're an EMS worker, bring your badge or uniform to the UnityPoint Health tent located at 3rd & Court to receive a special "thank you" giveaway!
EMS stands for Emergency Medical Services - a service dedicated to providing urgent medical care, treatment and/or transportation to an emergency department, hospital or nursing home. The mission of our EMS team is "to improve the health of our community by transporting critically ill and injured patients by air and ground - utilizing evidence-based care in a safe and collaborative design - and by providing education to our patients, their families and community healthcare partners."
Services offered through the Iowa EMS Alliance include:
Every Saturday, UnityPoint Health- Des Moines will be on-site at the Downtown Farmers' Market, bringing you health-related events and activities for the entire family. Be sure to stop by our tent this Saturday, May 25th to celebrate with our local EMS heroes and thank them for a job well done!
- Blank Children's Hospital Pediatric and Neonatal Transports
- Inter-hospital transports Backup for Life Flight
- Patients being discharged to other hospitals or care facilities
- Ability to tier with your crew while en route to one of our facilities
- Bariatric transport
- Intra Aortic Balloon pumps