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Help Us Fill An Ambulance!

Help Us Fill An Ambulance!

Christmas is a very magical time for many, but for families who are struggling with health and financial worries; it can be a very stressful time of the year. Each year Northwest EMS partners with the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys For Tots® toy drive. Our goal is to fill an ambulance with toys. This year we have collection boxes at the following locations:
• Our Elizabethtown station
• Our Manheim Station
• The East Donegal Township Municipal Building Lobby
• ...

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Tips for Avoiding Heat Illness

Tips for Avoiding Heat Illness

After a cool, wet spring we are finally feeling the heat and we want to be outside in this fine weather. When we participate in outdoor activities we should be aware of heat-related illness. Don’t hesitate to call 911 if you or someone you are with feels dizzy, faint, confused, nauseous, has a headache, has a rapid pulse and stops sweating despite the heat.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention offers the following tips to prevent becoming a victim of ...

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Northwest EMS Offers Home Safety Education & Prevention Services

Northwest EMS Offers Home Safety Education & Prevention Services

While our primary mission is 911 emergency response services, at Northwest EMS, our goal is to serve our community as a trusted resource for home safety and education services. We offer a host of education, awareness and prevention services in the hopes that emergencies can be prevented, including concussion awareness, Cribs For Kids® safe sleep education, Hands Only CPR®, traditional CPR certification, a variety of home safety prevention education, as well as providing community resource referral services.
For more information on ...

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