MEDIA ALERT: Division of Emergency Medical Service Graduates 27 New Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics July 14

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Cadets are the First EMT Class to Graduate as a Result of the Enhanced Budget

CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank G. Jackson is hosting the first Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Paramedic class to graduate as a result of the enhanced budget. The new EMTs and Paramedics are part of Mayor Jackson’s effort to enhance the quality of life in Cleveland neighborhoods by reducing emergency response times.

WHO:     Mayor Frank G. Jackson; City Councilman and Safety Chair Matt Zone; Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath; Public Safety Medical Director Thomas E. Collins, M.D.; Commissioner of Emergency Medical Service Nicole Carlton  

WHAT:    Mayor Jackson is hosting a graduation ceremony for 27 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics. This is the first class to graduate as a result of the mayor’s enhanced budget.

WHEN:    Friday, July 14 at 11:30 a.m.  

WHERE:   City Council Chambers
                601 Lakeside Avenue
                Cleveland, Ohio 44114

VISUALS: Mayor Frank G. Jackson providing remarks; presentation of graduation certificates and badges.

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