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Get Involved with Make EMS Essential

We are a grassroots group of EMS professionals who are passionate about affecting change within our field. If this sounds like you, please check out the various opportunities to get involved and volunteer for the cause below!

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How You Can Help

VOLUNTEER

If you want to get your feet wet and hands dirty to Make EMS Essential, we are always accepting volunteer support. Volunteers are used to spread the word in their communities, distribute merchandise, build coalitions, join our operational team, and more. If you would like to get more involved in the work of our movement, or have specific skills you think would be valuable to our team, please sign up below!

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START YOUR LOCAL CHAPTER

If you think that EMS should be essential in your state and you'd like to start a "Make EMS Essential" chapter in your region, please reach out to us!

WRITE TO YOUR LEGISLATOR

If we are going to enact changes to our laws to make EMS essential, our legislators need to know that this issue is important to their constituents. Please consider writing a letter to your local legislator(s). Click the links below to find out more information on how to get in contact with YOUR representative and access our template for writing your own letter or email.

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ORDER MERCHANDISE 

Visibility is key! Most people do not realize that EMS is not an essential service in most of the United States. The easiest way to inform our communities of this issue is tried and true. Put the message out there where they can see it! Order your lawn signs, stickers and t-shirts, coming soon!

MERCH COMING SOON!