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EMS Week Open House May 20

EMT Randy Templin points out equipment on an ambulance to visitors at a previous open house.

Northwest EMS will open its doors to visits by area residents on Wednesday, May 20, 3 to 5 p.m. at 380 W. Bainbridge St., Elizabethtown.

EMTs will provide blood pressure screenings, emergency health-related information, CPR practice and a chance to see the equipment inside an ambulance.

The open house coincides with National EMS Week, when emergency providers demonstrate the life-saving capabilities they bring to the community.

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Food Drive Is a Success!

Amanda Smith, telecommunicator at Lancaster County-Wide Communications, shows the food donation LCWC gave to our food drive.

Northwest EMS was able to donate hundreds of dollars worth of food to the four local food banks in our primary response area, thanks to the generosity of our employees and local residents. Crews delivered the donations to the food banks on March 4.

Donations were accepted at all three EMS stations.  Support from the community was generous, with residents stopping by the stations to drop ...

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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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