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PIER Committee (Public Information Education Relations)

Emergency Medical Services Section

  •  850-245-4440
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    Fax

    850-245-4378
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    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)

Motorcycle

Bicycle/Pedestrian

Occupant Safety

Adult Passenger Safety

Teen Safe Driver

SeatBelts

Distracted Driving

III. Falls Prevention 

IV. Drowning 

  • Florida Department of Health Injury Prevention – Drowning Prevention Links page
  • www.waterproofFL.com (new window)

    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 

http://www.bleedingcontrol.org/