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Donegal High Public Safety Day

Donegal High Public Safety Day

Northwest EMS recently joined Donegal High School for their second Annual Public Safety Day. It featured local emergency response agencies, including  fire departments, EMS, law enforcement and emergency management. Also participating were students from Lancaster County Career and Technology’s Protective Services program.  The theme for this year’s event was “Distracted Driving.”

While local fire departments demonstrated vehicle-rescue techniques, Northwest EMS showcased basic and advanced life support skills such as cardiac monitoring, spinal immobilization techniques and CPR.

The dangers of distracted driving were ...

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Camp Ladybug Visits E-town Station

Camp Ladybug Visits E-town Station

Northwest EMS and the Elizabethtown Fire Department recently hosted a field trip from Camp Ladybug. Approximately 60 campers and counselors from the Elizabethtown Community Center participated.

Camp activities included interactive stations where campers learned about EMS response, patient triage, what to expect if they needed an ambulance or the fire department and information on the 911 system.

Campers were given the opportunity to try on fire and EMS gear, climb inside some of the vehicles and handle the equipment. Many of the campers have ...

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2012 Employee / Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

2012 Employee / Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

Northwest EMS recently held its annual employee/volunteer appreciation banquet in the Brossman Ballroom at the Masonic Village.

Ken Brosey received the employee of the year award, Becky Kandrac received the volunteer of the year award, and Paula DiStasio received the service award for her seven years of organizing the Prom Promise event at the high school to deter drunk/distracted driving by students.

Door prizes were handed out that included merchandise and gift cards from local businesses as well as tickets to theater ...

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