A number of Medical Aid Stations will be located throughout the National Mall area and across the Potomac River in Virginia. Personnel assigned to these tents are equipped to respond to most medical needs and emergencies as well as to request ambulance service. Working in partnership with D.C. Fire & EMS, United States Department of Health and Human Services, D.C. Department of Health, and several volunteer EMS response groups, the National Park Service will have mobile medical teams roving throughout the crowds to offer assistance.
Each of the Medical Aid Stations will be identified by a blue star of life on a red background.
National Mall Medical Aid Station Locations
TENT 1: Lincoln Memorial Circle, on the west side of Daniel French Drive, across from the Korean War Veterans Memorial
TENT 2: Washington Monument Grounds, along 17th Street, east of the World War II Memorial
TENT 3: Washington Monument Grounds at Survey Lodge, along Independence Avenue
TENT 4: Washington Monument Grounds, along 15th Street, near Madison Drive
TENT 5: Near the Smithsonian Metro Station, Mall Entrance
TENT 6: Between 3rd and 4th Streets on the north side of the National Mall
Event Map with locations of Medical Aid Stations
George Washington Memorial Parkway's Information/First Aid Tent Locations
Arlington Ridge (US Marine Corps War Memorial and Netherlands Carillon grounds)
First Aid providers are also on duty at the National Symphony Orchestra concert on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.
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Last updated: July 4, 2019