Austin-Travis County EMS 2023 Annual Report

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Austin-Travis County EMS Special Operations CASTMED Paramedics in partnership with the Austin Police Departments Counter Assault Strike Team or APD CAST operate together in the City of Austin Joint Agency Rescue Task Force. The integration of these specialized units deliver hands-on resuscitation within 90 seconds from time of dispatch to direct point of injury in violent environments typically non permissible for traditional EMS units. The City of Austin attracts 30,000,000 visitors annually. In addition to supporting the Downtown Area Command (DTAC), CASTMED has directly supported high profile events.

High Profile Events •

City of Austin New Year's Celebrations

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City of Austin 4th of July Celebrations Austin City Limits Music Festical (ACL)

University of Texas Football Department of Public Safety Executive Protetcion Detail

Political Rallies

Civil Unrest Events

FY2023 saw 135 deployments resulting in 248 responses and treating 150 patients most with life threating traumatic injuries .

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