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Paramedic Services launches Paramedic for a Day contest

April 27, 2023   ·   0 Comments

By Brian Lockhart

In honour of Paramedic Services Week, the County of Simcoe Paramedic Services is once again hosting its annual Paramedic for a Day contest.

Students in Grades 5 and 6 who reside in Simcoe County are eligible.

They are asked to create a short video (maximum two minutes) that best showcases what to do when the first responder is you.

The winning entry will be announced at County of Simcoe Council on May 23, with the winner receiving a visit to their home from a paramedic crew and an ambulance tour.

The crew will present the winner with a First-Aid Kit and take part in a photo opportunity.

To enter, transfer the video files to using the free WeTransfer platform at

Be sure to include the student’s name, name of parent or guardian, home phone number, and what school the student attends.

The deadline to enter is May 16, 2023, at 8:00 p.m.

Full contest details can be found at 

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