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You Are The Help Until Help Arrives

You Are The Help Until Help Arrives is a new program dedicated to educating and empowering the public to take action in emergency situations and provide lifesaving care before professional help arrives.


You can assist your community by sharing the You Are The Help Until Help Arrives program and its resources, which are available at ready.gov/untilhelparrives:

  1. Interactive video: Viewers have the opportunity to make lifesaving decisions for injured amusement park patrons.
  2. Web-Based Training: A 25-minute, online, video tutorial explaining the steps people can take to help someone with life-threatening injuries.
  3. Instructor-Led Training: Materials for a hands-on, instructor-led course that covers five topics in depth and includes videos and activities.

These tools aim to educate and empower the public to act in an emergency situation before professional help arrives by taking five You Are The Help Until Help Arrives key actions:

  1. Call 911 and provide your specific location.
  2. Stay safe by protecting the injured from harm and moving them away from any ongoing danger.
  3. Stop the bleeding with firm, direct pressure, or a tourniquet.
  4. Position the injured: Let someone who is conscious position themselves; put an unconscious person into the recovery position.
  5. Provide comfort to the injured while keeping them warm and offering encouragement.

Be sure to register your You Are The Help Until Help Arrives activities on the Prepareathon (formerly America’s PrepareAthon!) event calendar and join the movement to strengthen emergency preparedness across the nation!


You Are The Help Until Help Arrives was developed through a multi-agency effort spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, the Medical Reserve Corps, the Uniformed Services University's National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division.

This is where you can come to find the latest information on Amateur Radio (also known as "Ham Radio") related activities and events in El Paso, Texas and the surrounding area.


All Ham Radio clubs and organizations in the area are welcome (and encouraged) to provide information to this site and keep it up to date.

New information is continually being added, so check back regularly.


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