In a single day, the City of Superior Fire Department taught more than 300 seventh grade students lifesaving skills, as part of Seventh Grade Heart Health and Safety Day. In recognition of their efforts, Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) awarded the City of Superior Fire Department with the 2017 Pediatric Champion of the Year Award. This award is granted to an EMS crew or station who has displayed outstanding care for a child in a medical emergency or trauma event, demonstrated exceptional effort in influencing the development of pediatric training or quality improvement programs, or worked toward creating injury prevention efforts.
Off-duty members of the City of Superior Fire Department led 12-minute modules on American Heart Association hands-only CPR, first aid, AED use and fire department operations. This training will improve community emergency preparedness and save lives. The City of Superior Fire Department plans continue their partnership with Superior Middle School in years to come.