Archive for July, 2014

Hands-Only CPR Results in a ‘Save’

Hands-Only CPR Results in a ‘Save’

Linda Kay Wolfe (front and center) recently celebrated her successful recovery from cardiac arrest at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire where she is a shopkeeper. Joining her were her two friends who started CPR on her and the first responders who came to her aid.

Linda Kay Wolfe, a shopkeeper at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, was standing in front of her stand last June when she suddenly fell to the groud, a victim of sudden cardiac arrest. Two friends, Judy Johnson and Brie ...

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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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