Sullivan Named Central New York EMS Provider of the Year

Mike Sullivan, EMT-Basic with Southern Cayuga Instant Aid, Inc. (SCIA) in Poplar Ridge was named the 2015 Central New York EMS Basic Life Support Provider of the Year.

Sullivan has been a member of SCIA since 2009 and an EMT since 2011. He is also a volunteer with Long Hill Fire Department of Venice and Four Town First Aid Squad of Moravia.

“Mike exemplifies service to the community” says Cindy Wilcox, Executive Director. “He is always ready to help and performs his job with compassion and respect for his patients and his EMS colleagues. This award is well-deserved.”

The annual award recognizes the community contributions by a Certified First Responder (CFR) or an EMT-Basic (EMT-B) for dedication, responsibility, professional behavior, ingenuity, special skills, or insight in the EMS environment.

Sullivan was presented the award at the Regional EMS Council’s annual meeting in July in Syracuse, New York.

Central New York EMS program serves Cayuga, Cortland, Onondaga, Oswego and Tompkins Counties and assists the Regional EMS Council and the New York State Department of Health Bureau of EMS in the development of regional EMS systems.

Southern Cayuga Instant Aid (SCIA) is the primary pre-hospital emergency care and ambulance transport agency serving the residents of Genoa, Scipio, Venice, and a portion of Ledyard in southern Cayuga County, New York.

Pictured l to r: Daniel Olsson, MD CNY EMS Medical Director; Michael Sullivan, SCIA EMT; Brian Dahl, Cayuga County EMS Director

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