Need info about why these are provided and how to schedule them
Festivals and Other Events
If you are in need of trained and certified medical personnel in case of a medical emergency at a civic event, Sedgwick County EMS can provide emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and/or paramedics.
Option one: basic life support staffed by EMTs.
Option two: advanced life support staffed by paramedics.
Ambulances at your event will not be used to transport patients to the hospital. Dedicated medical personnel and their equipment will remain on scene at all times; if the need arises for a patient to be transported to the hospital the crew on scene will contact dispatch and request a responding vehicle.
For more information and to request medical standby coverage at your next event, please contact Kevin Lanterman at 316-660-7975 or firstname.lastname@example.org a minimum of 30 days in advance of the event.
Sedgwick County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is the primary agency responsible for the pre-hospital care and transportation of persons who become acutely ill or injured and are in need of ambulance transport to a hospital using Advanced Life Support ambulances. Additionally Sedgwick County EMS provides scheduled ambulance transportation services for persons who require routine transfer by ambulance based on a medical necessity.
Sedgwick County EMS is a regional Basic Life Support Training Center for the American Heart Association and paramedics offer Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) classes for the community. EMS has also been proactive in the community to enhance the public's knowledge and understanding of services. In addition to CPR classes, Sedgwick County EMS frequently participates in programming in local schools. One of the most popular programs includes EMS paramedics visiting classrooms to educate children on accessing the emergency system, demonstrating EMS equipment used during service, and a tour of the ambulance. This program is designed to make them more familiar with EMS should they ever need to access the system. In addition to these programs, safety belt and child safety seats are a part of EMS injury prevention efforts. EMS staff promotes proper usage during school programs and community events.