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Northwest EMS Presented The Commander’s Award

Northwest EMS was recently presented with a Commander’s Award from the Lancaster County US Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots® Coordinator, Gil Bixler. Bixler presented a certificate representing the award to Northwest EMS Community Outreach Manager, Lori Shenk, in appreciation for outstanding support of Toys For Tots® during 2022.

Following several months of collection efforts in 2022, Shenk coordinated the delivery of more than 60 over-flowing collection boxes of toys, and presented more than $1,400 in checks and cash ...

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Learn How You Can Stop The Dying

Bystanders are the critical link to survival in a traumatic hemorrhage event. Whether it’s a home injury, a work injury, a motor vehicle accident, or an active assailant, stopping the life-threatening bleeding immediately is the difference between life and death. Let us show you WHY you are the critical link to survival and HOW you can stop the dying.

Learning these skills to stop a bleed are as simple as contacting Northwest EMS. Our Education Coordinator Jen Fischer ( can register ...

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National EMS Memorial Service (NEMSMS) Slated To Honor Paramedic Douglas Zima

Northwest EMS has been advised that the National EMS Memorial Service (NEMSMS) will be honoring Paramedic Douglas Zima at this year’s memorial observances in Washington, DC on July 24th.

This year’s Memorial Service will pay tribute to over 100 EMS providers who died in the line of duty, in what will be the largest EMS Memorial the foundation has performed to date. The Memorial Service will include numerous historical honorees, as well as a number of EMS provider tragically lost as ...

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