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Save A Life Night

Save A Life Night

Northwest EMS and State Representative Mindy Fee are partnering to sponsor a Save A Life Night to be held on Thursday, October 25 from 6 – 8 PM, at the Manheim Central Middle School where attendees will learn the life-saving skills of Hands Only CPR® and the hemorrhage control techniques of the Stop The Bleed® initiative.  When someone collapses in cardiac arrest or becomes injured and suffers a traumatic hemorrhage, those first few moments are critical if the victim is to ...

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Northwest EMS offers Allergy-Free Trick-Or-Treat!

Northwest EMS offers Allergy-Free Trick-Or-Treat!

At Northwest EMS, we believe every child should be able to experience trick-or-treat without fear of a life-threatening allergy and that is why we are a Teal Pumpkin Project partner.  On October 31, between 6 & 8 PM, you can bring your children trick-or-treating to either our Manheim or our Elizabethtown station where they will receive toys, an activity book or another small item, rather than candy.  This is something we offer every year during Lancaster County’s trick-or-treat night as ...

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We Have Two-Thirds of Our Vest Funds

We Have Two-Thirds of Our Vest Funds

Northwest EMS has received $20,642.80 of our $30,000 goal to purchase ballistic vests for crew members. The EMS agency recognized the growing hazard to its EMTs and paramedics as the opioid crisis and active shooter threats increase, and decided to provide bullet-resistant vests for the crews on the streets. Northwest EMS covers the northern tier of Lancaster County from Conoy Township to Clay Township, including Elizabethtown and Manheim.

As payments for ambulance services decrease, the non-profit EMS agency based in Elizabethtown ...

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