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PIER Committee (Public Information Education Relations)

Emergency Medical Services Section

  •  850-245-4440



    Mailing Address

    Florida Department of Health 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin A-22 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399 

A Florida EMS Advisory Council Committee

EMSAC Mission: To facilitate and promote the best emergency medical care to the residents and visitors of Florida.

EMSAC Vision: A uniform EMS system that provides evidence-based prehospital care to the people of Florida and serves as the recognized leader in EMS response nationwide.

EMSAC Values: Customer service and satisfaction, public welfare and safety, collaboration, ethics, quality improvement, evidence-based medicine and education.

PIER - EMS State Plan 2022-2026 Objectives (I-IV) 

General access to helpful information:

I. Opioids 

II. Motor Vehicles 

Florida Department of Transportation Safety Programs (new window)

  • FDOT Grant funded state traffic safety coalitions you can attend!

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (new window)



Occupant Safety

Adult Passenger Safety

Teen Safe Driver


Distracted Driving

III. Falls Prevention 

IV. Drowning 

  • Florida Department of Health Injury Prevention – Drowning Prevention Links page
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    Best Practice Coalitions:
    • Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County (new window)

    • WaterSmart Palm Beach County (new window)

    • WaterSmart Broward County (new window)

Hemorrhage Control the Bleed Campaign by American College of Surgeons