Wake County EMS
Assistant Chief, Community Outreach
Jeffrey Hammerstein is responsible for external communications for Wake County EMS.
Responsibilities include public information, outreach, education and visits by EMS; media information; and development and oversight of events and programs for community interaction and recognition.
Jeffrey began volunteering in the Wake County EMS System in 1985. He was employed by Wake County EMS in 1988, and has served as field paramedic, Field Training Officer and District Chief until moving into the Community Outreach Chief position created in January 2014.
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