Family Health Festival
REMSA is committed to connecting with our community through proactive education and outreach programs designed to reduce death and disability from injuries and sudden cardiac arrest. Our outreach programs are focused on supporting the needs of our community including improving passenger safety and safe sleep options for children to teaching bystanders how to respond when they witness a cardiac arrest.
The outreach team is dedicated to working with community partners such as Safe Kids Washoe County and the American Heart Association to identify current trends and needs throughout our region and to implement programs that make a genuine difference in preventing injury and saving lives.
Three out of four infant car seats are installed incorrectly — make sure that yours is installed properly and adjusted for your child with a free inspection from REMSA, the Safe Kids Washoe County Coalition, and community volunteers.Learn More
Through a grant provided by the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety Division, REMSA is educating the public about pedestrian safety in order to decrease injuries and deaths in Washoe County.Learn More
Your hands can save a life. We know that more than 350,000 people will experience cardiac arrest outside of the hospital this year. We also know that calling 911 and providing life-saving compressions immediately significantly increases a victim’s chances of survival. Hands-Only CPR is a simple and effective technique that anyone can learn in a matter of minutes.Learn More
Through a grant provided by The Division of Public and Behavioral Health through the Maternal Child Health program, REMSA provides the only statewide safe sleep program that includes education for new parents and care takers as well as access to safe sleep needs including bedding, sleep attire, and a pack and play crib.Learn More
REMSA’s Point of Impact program encourages parents to ensure their car seats are properly installed. A properly installed car seat can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71%. When visiting the checkpoint, partners should bring their child(ren) and car seat(s) and schedule about 30–45 minutes; longer for more than one seat. Staff […]
Free event to the public! Shop and Learn Food and Fun Demos and Prizes