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Young Supporters Give Us a Generous Donation

Morgan and Owen Wisniewski present their donation to NWEMS crew member Beth Mensch.

The Northwest EMS station received a surprise visit at its Manheim station from two of our very youngest supporters. Six-year-old Morgan Wisniewski and her 5-year-old brother, Owen, stopped by the station Monday afternoon to say thank you to the crews and to make a donation.

They gave NWEMS $25 earned from helping mom around the house, and presented the crew with the money and a hand-made thank-you ...

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Special Care for Your Precious Children

Northwest EMS has achieved master-level recognition in Pennsylvania’s EMS for Children Project (EMSC).  The EMS for Children Project is a voluntary multi-phase recognition program for EMS agencies wishing to demonstrate their commitment to excellence in pediatric care.  The program is administered as a collaborative effort between the Pennsylvania Department of Health – Bureau of EMS, the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council (PEHSC) and other partners as part of a federal grant.

Achievement of the master-level recognition was a four-part process ...

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Donegal High Public Safety Day

Northwest EMS recently joined Donegal High School for their second Annual Public Safety Day. It featured local emergency response agencies, including  fire departments, EMS, law enforcement and emergency management. Also participating were students from Lancaster County Career and Technology’s Protective Services program.  The theme for this year’s event was “Distracted Driving.”

While local fire departments demonstrated vehicle-rescue techniques, Northwest EMS showcased basic and advanced life support skills such as cardiac monitoring, spinal immobilization techniques and CPR.

The dangers of distracted driving were ...

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