EMS was provided to 267 patients, only 33 of which required transport to the hospital. Several hundred additional individuals visited the treatment tent for heat or other minor ailments. The EMS plan created for this incident provided for the safety and security of providers and civilians alike, and ensured that appropriate EMS care was delivered while preventing a strain on operational resources outside of the event.
Risk Manager Lori Gray presents the Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) to Lieutenant Smiljanich
Lt. Smiljanich graciously accepted the award on behalf of his EMS Team members who were unable to attend the awards ceremony.