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The District will mark National Emergency Medical Services Week with a ceremony and education and awareness activities to keep residents safe and healthy.

D.C.’s Fire and EMS Department will host their official ceremony and awards presentation at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in Ross Auditorium at Providence Hospital, 1150 Varnum Street, NE.

Listed below is a full schedule of D.C.’s EMS Week events: 

Monday, May 21, 2012
o 9:00-11:00 a.m. - Free Blood Pressure Screenings @ the Benning Road Metro Station
o 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Free Heart Saver/CPR for residents of the Emery Shelter, 1725 Lincoln Road, NE
o 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Free health screenings and glucose testing for the general public @ 1725 Lincoln Road, NE

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
o 9:00-11:00 a.m. - Free blood pressure screenings @ the Navy Yard Metro Station
o 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremony and Awards Presentation @ Providence Hospital, Ross Auditorium, 1150 Varnum St, NE

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
o 9:00-11:00 a.m. - Free blood pressure screenings @ the Tinley Town Metro Station
o 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Emergency Medical Services for Children Day observance @ the Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave, NW
o 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Free Heart Savers/CPR/AED Class @ the MLK Library, 901 G St., NW
o 3:00-7:00 p.m. - Free Child Safety Seat Installations @ 5101 Georgia Ave, NW

Thursday, May 24, 2012
o 9:00-11:00 a.m. - Free blood pressure screenings @ the Eastern Market Metro Station
o 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Free senior citizen CPR Awareness class @ Asbury Dwelling, 1616 Marion St, NW
o 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Free health screenings and blood pressure/ glucose testing for the general public @ 1616 Marion St, NW
o 3:00-7:00 p.m. - Free Child Safety Seat Installations @ the MPD Traffic Division, 501 NY Ave., NW

Friday, May 25, 2012
o 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - Free health screenings and CPR classes @ PR Harris School, 4600 Livingston Rd, SE
o 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - Free heart savers/CPR/AED classes @ PR Harris School, 4600 Livingston Rd, SE

Saturday, May 26, 2012
o 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Free CPR awareness classes and health screenings @ F&EMS Training Academy, 4600 Shepherd Pkwy, SW
o 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Free Child Safety Seat Installation, 1520 C St., SE

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