Augusta, GA – Doctors Hospital will celebrate EMS Appreciation Week with an EMS Barbeque Luncheon from 10 am – 2pm on Tuesday, May 21 and Thursday, May 23 in the Ambulance Bay area, 3651 Wheeler Road. A menu of ribs, chicken, and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream will be provided to all EMS providers in appreciation to their public service and dedication to health in the CSRA.

EMS providers are vital to providing lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury. EMS providers consist of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, educators, and administrators.

EMS providers engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skills. Doctors Hospital is proud to participate in recognizing the value and essential role EMS providers provide each day in our hospital.