Archive for February, 2015

Ambulances Pass State Licensing Inspection

Ambulances Pass State Licensing Inspection

Katy Galer (left), program coordinator at the Emergency Health Services Federation, talks to Randy Templin, EMT, about the state inspection of ambulances operated by Northwest EMS. They are looking at the new van ambulance that is more cost-efficient to operate with Basic Life Support patients than the big box ambulances.

They passed Emergency Health Services Federation inspection on February 25 so the 10 ambulances operated by Northwest EMS are licensed to operate for another three years.
The crew members and supervisors ...

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Could You Recognize A Concussion?

Could You Recognize A Concussion?

Your child falls off a swing. You find her lying on the ground, dazed and not sure of where she is. Would you know what to do? Would you know how serious this is?

Northwest EMS recently participated in a video production with the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council (PEHSC) to raise awareness of the dangers of traumatic brain injuries. The video is aimed at educating parents and the public on how to recognize that a concussion might have occurred, as ...

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