EMS Holds ‘Rising To The Challenge’ Softball Tournament
With the goal of “Rising to the Challenge,” the Northeast Montana Health Services EMS held a softball tournament in recognition of National Emergency Medical Services on Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21.
Teams taking part in the co-ed tournament included NEMHS IT, law enforcement, Wolf Point High School teachers, NEMHS EMTs, NEMHS nursing, NEMHS marketing and Wolf Point Volunteer Fire Department.
Despite cool and windy weather conditions, teams have a good time on the diamond.
James Wilson, Wolf Point EMS site supervisor, noted that The duties of an EMS provider do not stop at providing outstanding medical care but in taking extra steps to ensure provider and patient safety, community preparedness, injury prevention, and taking in the constantly changing profession of EMS through constant training and continuing education.
Northeast Montana Health Services provides emergency medical services to Wolf Point, Poplar, and the surround areas. NEMHS EMS providers include medically trained drivers, emergency medical technicians and advanced emergency medical technicians.
With two campuses located in Wolf Point and Poplar, NEMHS EMS has a coverage area of approximately 2,100 sq. miles and responds to an estimated 3,000 calls a year.