June 30th, 2014
Help Austin’s Paramedics protect their jobs: Vote YES on Prop 11 this November.
When you vote YES on Prop 11, you are giving a City of Austin Uniformed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Employees inclusion in the State of Texas Civil Service Statute §143. Both Austin Police and Austin Fire Department already have been included in prior elections by the Austin voters, and your Paramedics deserve the same protections. (more…)
Yesterday we completed our final child seat inspection event for 2011. This year has brought many new highs. Austin-Travis County EMS completed 28 inspection events resulting in the installation of 680 car seats, distribution of 402 new car seats to families in need and education to over 800 families. Austin-Travis County EMS was also awarded the “Child Passenger Safety Program of the Year” by Safe Kids Austin and continues to have one of the largest groups of certified technicians in central Texas. (more…)