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Concussion Awareness Program

Concussions are a traumatic brain injury with potentially serious life-long effects and Northwest EMS, in collaboration with the American Trauma Society, is engaged in a Concussion Awareness initiative aimed at educating athletes, coaches and trainers on the risks of concussions and how to identify the signs and symptoms of a concussion.

The initiative is targeted to youth sports leagues. However, we are excited to offer this information to anyone who inquires.  Contact Lori Shenk, Community Outreach Manager for Northwest EMS at ...

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Paramedic and EMT Job Application

Pictured above is a training session on immobilization inside the Northwest EMS training room in Elizabethtown. The room can accommodate a car in addition to tables and chairs. 

Northwest EMS is accepting job applications for full-time and part-time paramedic and EMT positions as of July 22, 2013. Click here to download the application.

NWEMS covers northwestern Lancaster County, southern Dauphin County and will be expanding into the Manheim area in October 2013 as a result of combining with Manheim Memorial Ambulance. ...

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Crews Meet Prior to October 1 Merger

Crew members from Northwest EMS and Manheim Memorial ambulances mingled in two “meet and greet” events recently. The EMTs and medics officially will begin working together on October 1, when the two become one under the Northwest EMS name with the new numerical designation of “86.”

No doubt there will be a few bumps to iron out during the transition, but the residents of northwestern Lancaster County, from Penn Township to the Susquehanna River, will benefit from the expansion of 24-hour ...

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