Home Safety

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.
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Now Offering Safe Sleep Education for Newborns

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the sudden, unexplained death of a baby, is the leading cause of death among infants between 1 and 12 months of age with the ages of one and four months being the most critical for a child’s safety. As part of our prevention and education services, Northwest EMS is now providing Cribs for Kids® safe sleep education in partnership with the Penn State Children’s Hospital. The education includes education information for families with newborns or ...

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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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