Posts By: Bobby Hill

VA Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads 2nd Quarter 2019 LifeLine Magazine Online Version

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The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads-Second Quarter 2019 LifeLine Magazine online version is now available. The Lifeline Magazine provides a look at Volunteer and Career EMS agencies across the Commonwealth of VA. A few points of interest: Page 3: Sponsorhip Opportunities Available. The August, 2019 First Responder Convention will be held in Hampton, Virgina….

Princess Anne Courthouse Rescue Squad Volunteers Appreciation Day A Huge Success

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On March 24th, 2019, the Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue Squad held an Appreciation Day at the Virginia Beach Department of EMS Headquarters, located on Virginia Beach Blvd next door to the Virginia Beach Central Library. Courthouse volunteers provided public tours of their emergency vehicles, taught, “Hands Only CPR” & “Stop The Bleed” training to…

Congratulations VA Beach EMS Career Medic-Chris West Promotion To Captain

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Congratulations Chris West on your promotion to career Captain. For Chris West, volunteering as a firefighter and EMT was a family affair that started with his mothers service at the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. Chris started volunteering in 1992, joining the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire-Rescue Squad. It wasn’t long before Chris…

Davis Corner Volunteer Rescue Squad Open House A Success

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In February the Davis Corner Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad was chosen  by the Virginia Beach Department of EMS to be featured on Squad Appreciation Day. The volunteers held a “community meet and greet” at the VB EMS Headquarters-Training Center on VA Beach Blvd. People from around the city stopped by to meet the Davis Corner Volunteers, toured…

VA Beach EMS Academy Class 32 Kicked Off First Night Of Emergency Medical Pre-Hospital Care Training

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They made the right choice! Wednesday March 13th, 42 people from across Hampton Roads came together with the same goal. “To train together for the next 16 weeks, learning life saving skills, graduate as National Registered EMTs & answer medical-trauma calls for help.”  Virginia Beach EMS-Basic Life Support Academy Class 32. You too can volunteer…

Inside Business 2019 Health Care Hero Emergency Response Goes To Patti Montes and the Sentara Kinston Team For Emergency Response

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Shortly after Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2018, with heavy rain that caused severe flooding, Sentara Albemarle Medical Center reached out to Patti Montes, Sentara Healthcare system manager of emergency management and business continuity for assistance. Patti began preparing a Sentara Health Care mobile ER team to be sent down to the Town of Kingston…