Children Hospital- Colorado selects GJFD for 2014 Pediatric Award

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625 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-549-5858 FAX: 970-549-5810

Media Advisory

2014 Award for Commitment to Pediatric Emergency Care

For Immediate Release

Contact: Shawn Montgomery (PIO) 970-260-3708


The Emergency Medical Services Association of Colorado (EMSAC), by nomination from the Children’s Hospital- Colorado, has selected the Grand Junction Fire Department as the 2014 recipient of the Commitment to Pediatric Emergency Care Award. Receiving this award is a great honor for the men and women of the Grand Junction Fire Department as we continue to strive  to provide the best emergency medical care to the citizens of Grand Junction and Mesa County.

“Pediatric emergency care is something that we train very hard for in the hopes that we never have to use it. Our Paramedics and EMT’s are highly trained to deal with pediatric emergencies and take great pride towards their efforts in the treatment and care of our youth. We are honored to receive this award and will continue to stay ready at all times.” – Emergency Medical Services Chief John Hall.

The EMSAC will present the award to the Grand Junction Fire Department at the Colorado State EMS Conference in Keystone, Colorado on Saturday, November 8th at 9:30 am.