EMS Awareness Week, May 15 - 21National EMS Week is May 19-25, 2019.  This week is dedicated to all those individuals committed to providing emergency medical services (EMS) that include dispatchers, first responders, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), emergency nurses and emergency physicians.

In appreciation of the EMS providers in the county the Westchester Regional EMS Council will be hosted an award ceremony on May 23, 2019 at Purchase College, Purchase, NY.

Gathered at this event will be hundreds of EMS providers, support personnel and their families that will be recognized for their efforts in saving countless lives. Please join us in congratulating all the individuals and agencies that support the EMS system in Westchester along with those who will be receiving special recognitions.

We salute all the 2018 Westchester Regional Emergency Medical Services Council Award Recipients.

Award
Recipient
BLS Provider of the Year
Julia Gallagher
ALS Provider of the Year Christopher Lanza
EMS Agency of the Year Yonkers Fire Department
EMS Communications Specialist of the Year                                                                                                
Anthony Sinapi
Physician of Excellence Dr. Raffaele Milizia
EMS Leadership Award David Raizen - Scarsdale VAC
EMS Educator of Excellence
Guy Peifer
EMS Volunteer of the Year Maxwell Goldberg
Civilian Award Christina Cafarelli, Marty Engelhardt, Carl Gonsalves, Joon Kang, John Kearns, and Peter Snyder
EMS Quality Richard Straub
Youth Provider of the Year Thomas McAdam
Registered Professioal Nurse of Excellence Philip Dinkler
Chairman's Award Scarsdale VAC