The EMS for Children Project in Pennsylvania is a collaborative effort between the Pennsylvania Department of Health - Bureau of EMS, the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council (PEHSC), and other partners as part of a federal grant initiative through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The mission of the Federal EMS for Children Program is to ensure that all children and adolescents, no matter where they live, attend school, or travel, receive appropriate care in a health emergency.
This site has been specifically designed for EMS providers, parents, and the community to provide information on the Pennsylvania EMSC Project and its activities. We encourage you to browse the various menu options above to learn more about the EMS for Children Project. If you have any comments or questions about the site, please let us know by clicking on the "Contact Us" tab.
The EMS for Children Project is proud to support the DEA Drug Take-Back Day. The next Take-Back Day will be September 27, 2014 from 10am-2pm. Disposing of unwanted, expired, and/or unused medications protects children from accidental or intentional overdose by preventing access to these drugs. For more information, and to find a site near you, please click the button below.
Site updated: September 20, 2014