Continued health and safety education in our communities is important to us at Acadian. Our goal is to provide information to the public that will help encourage healthy living, safety awareness, and save lives.
André, the Acadian Ambulance RobotAndré, the Acadian Ambulance robot, teaches youngsters about first aid, emergency medicine, and public safety in his appearances at schools, fairs, and malls.
André talks to children and helps them feel comfortable about being around an ambulance with lights and sirens.
To request an André visit at your function, contact us with a date, time, location, and description of the event.
Be a Heart StarterAcadian is a proud sponsor of Be a Heart Starter, an annual program that provides residents in the Acadiana area with the opportunity to learn bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. This event has provided nearly 12,000 residents with CPR training over the past 13 years. Register for the next Heart Starter training program.
Hug-a-BearsHug-a-Bears are stuffed toys used to comfort children who need pre-hospital medical assistance. Each bear is sewn, stuffed, and labeled by BellSouth Pioneer Volunteers. The bears have "911" printed on their chests, reminding children what number to call in case of an emergency. For more information, contact a Pioneers Representative.
Continuing Education through the National EMS Academy