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Seconds Count When A Stroke Is Suspected

Seconds Count When A Stroke Is Suspected

A stroke is a serious medical emergency that requires immediate treatment, and seconds count when a stroke is suspected.

On the morning of September 11, when Manheim resident, Bill Zimmerman, woke from sleep, he immediately realized something was not right. His vision and speech seemed different to him and he was unable to walk without stumbling. When his wife called 911, the Zimmerman’s had no idea just how serious his situation was.  But when our EMS crew arrived, Paramedic Brad Anderson ...

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Crew Meets the Motorcyclist Who Survived

Crew Meets the Motorcyclist Who Survived

It only takes a moment for life to change. For Kyle Fjeldsted, that moment occurred just after 12 noon on Saturday, May 2, 2015, when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while home on a five-month leave from the US Air National Guard.

Kyle’s injuries were extensive and his prognosis uncertain. When Paramedic Zac Slothower and EMT Billy Splain from our Manheim station arrived on scene they immediately recognized the severity of the situation and focused their efforts on the ...

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Now Offering Safe Sleep Education for Newborns

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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