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August 30, 2017
Paramedics to demonstrate advanced emergency medical interventions during CNE's Toronto Paramedic Services Day
  
As part of Toronto Paramedic Services Day at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), Toronto paramedics will demonstrate advanced medical emergency interventions to the public visiting Paramedic Station #35 on the CNE grounds on Thursday.

Two demonstrations of advanced medical skills will be provided, and the media and the public can also visit the station anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to meet paramedics and learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated external defibrillators (AED).

Date: Thursday, August 31
Time: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. – skills demonstrations
Location: 265 Manitoba Dr., on the CNE grounds

The CNE holds a day each year to recognize Toronto Paramedic Services' work in the community. On this recognition day, the service hosts a paramedic station open house and medical equipment display, and provides tours of the ambulances.

Members of the public can also watch Toronto Paramedic Services employees at 6 p.m. as they march in the daily Mardi Gras parade throughout the grounds.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. In 2017, Toronto is honouring Canada's 150th birthday with "TO Canada with Love," a year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/TorontoComms and on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/cityofto.







Media Contact
Kim McKinnon
Toronto Paramedic Services
416-392-2255
kim.mckinnon@toronto.ca

 

 

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