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Northwest EMS offers Allergy-Free Trick-Or-Treat!

At Northwest EMS, we believe every child should be able to experience trick-or-treat without fear of a life-threatening allergy and that is why we are a Teal Pumpkin Project partner.  On October 31, between 6 & 8 PM, you can bring your children trick-or-treating to either our Manheim or our Elizabethtown station where they will receive toys, an activity book or another small item, rather than candy.  This is something we offer every year during Lancaster County’s trick-or-treat night as ...

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We Have Two-Thirds of Our Vest Funds

Northwest EMS has received $20,642.80 of our $30,000 goal to purchase ballistic vests for crew members. The EMS agency recognized the growing hazard to its EMTs and paramedics as the opioid crisis and active shooter threats increase, and decided to provide bullet-resistant vests for the crews on the streets. Northwest EMS covers the northern tier of Lancaster County from Conoy Township to Clay Township, including Elizabethtown and Manheim.

As payments for ambulance services decrease, the non-profit EMS agency based in Elizabethtown ...

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Sign Up for Our Next Hands-Only CPR Class

If you are called on to perform CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love: a child, a spouse, a parent or a friend. To learn about our next class contact Community Outreach Manager, Lori Shenk at lshenk@nwems86.org.
• Seventy percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes.
• About 46 percent of people who experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest receive the immediate help that they need before professional ...

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