Secretary of the Montezuma County EMS Council Justin Lindsay and Cindy Ramsay, the Coordinator of the Montezuma County EMS Council, present Kay Garlinghouse and Claudia Applin with plaques for their years of service for the EMS. Garlinghouse has been helping people through EMS for 21 years and Applin 36 years. The two were honored during National EMS week. With the changes taking place in the nation’s health-care system, new opportunities and challenges are emerging within the EMS profession. Contact your local fire department to learn how to make educational changes and how to prepare yourself, your local agency and your community.