Making education available to our community is important to the Alameda County EMS Agency. Check out some of the helpful resources and links below.
Appropriate use of 911 is critical. Inappropriate us of 911 diverts Emergency Medical professionals from those who need them most.
Making 9-1-1 Work For You
We strongly encourage every member of our community to be trained in CPR. Learning and performing CPR is easy and can make a huge difference in someone’s life. Below are links to some organizations that offer CPR training
American Heart Association
American Red Cross
Alameda County Fire Department
City of Alameda Fire Department
City of Albany Fire Department
The PulsePoint Application directs bystanders via their smartphone to people in need of CPR when they are nearby. We encourage you to download the app- you could make a difference in someone's life today!
The Alameda County EMS Agency actively participates in nationwide Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMS-C) initiative. The EMS-C initiative reduces child and youth mortality and morbidity resulting from severe illness or trauma. This includes educating and preparing our community members who have or care for children.
Resources for parents/guardians/caretakers of "At-Risk"/Vulnerable Children:
- Emergency Medical Information Brochure
- Emergency Medical Information Form - a detailed medical form that includes all aspects of your child's care.
- Emergency Medical Information Card - a shorter version of the form that can be carried by your child.
- Fact Sheet for developing an Emergency Care Plan for those with Special Needs.
Resources for Teachers and Schools:
CPR-7 is the Alameda County EMS Agency’s initiative to train 7th grade students throughout Alameda County Public Schools in CPR.