Mahaska Health celebrated Mahaska County first responders this past Saturday.
Oskaloosa Mayor David Krutzfeldt declared the first Saturday of May to be Mahaska County First Responder’s Day, a day to celebrate the brave men and women who serve and protect Mahaska County and the Oskaloosa community.
The annual celebration recognizes the selfless dedication of 911 Dispatchers, Police department, Sheriff’s office, Firefighters, Paramedics, EMTs, Emergency Management, Community Emergency Response Team Members, and Volunteers.
Mahaska County First Responder’s Day is an opportunity for Mahaska County to recognize and appreciate the critical work of the first responders and come together to show gratitude and support for the people who keep them safe. Through this proclamation, Mahaska County honors the heroes in the first responder community and their families, who provide unwavering support and make significant sacrifices for the greater good.