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Construction For Our New EMS Station Has Begun!

Construction For Our New EMS Station Has Begun!

We’re excited to announce that construction has begun on the new EMS station we are building in Manheim Borough. The new station, being built at 50 West Colebrook Street, will enhance our response capabilities, and allow us to more efficiently serve the Manheim community.
Our current location on East High Street does not allow for adequate space to operate two ambulances from, and the traffic in front of the current station provides challenges for a safe exit and return to ...

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Give to NWEMS on November 20

Give to NWEMS on November 20

Friday, November 20, is Extraordinary Give day in Lancaster County. We hope you will support Northwest EMS by clicking on this link and giving a donation online. Donations help fund training and equipment so our EMS crews can provide the best care to our community. Thank you!

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Seconds Count When A Stroke Is Suspected

Seconds Count When A Stroke Is Suspected

A stroke is a serious medical emergency that requires immediate treatment, and seconds count when a stroke is suspected.

On the morning of September 11, when Manheim resident, Bill Zimmerman, woke from sleep, he immediately realized something was not right. His vision and speech seemed different to him and he was unable to walk without stumbling. When his wife called 911, the Zimmerman’s had no idea just how serious his situation was.  But when our EMS crew arrived, Paramedic Brad Anderson ...

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