Posts Categorized: Frequently Asked Questions

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…

Visit Virginia Beach EMS Headquarters on January 26th, 2019 for Ocean Park Squad Appreciation Day “Open To The Public”

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  Virginia Beach EMS is excited to extend an invitation to the citizens of Virginia Beach to come out on Saturday, January 26th to the VA Beach EMS Administrative Office, located on VA Beach Blvd next to the Central Library for our first,”Squad Appreciation Day.” Bring the family out between 1000 hours to 1400 hours and learn about…

VA Beach EMS Announced Promotion of Career Paramedic Nick DiCaprio to VA Beach EMS Captain

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Nick DiCaprio obtained his Emergency Medical Technician-National Registry from Tidewater Community College in 2006 and  soon began volunteering with the VA Beach Department of EMS. In addition to responding to 911 EMS calls for help as an attendant in charge on an ambulance, Nick became an active member with the Search & Rescue/Bike Team. Over…

Be Prepared-Sign Up Today For The September Free “Hands Only CPR Training Class” Offered By The VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad

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  People having an out of hospital,  “Sudden Cardiac Arrest” event will die from it often within minutes unless rapid intervention in the form of CPR followed by the application of an AED is administered. You can help someone in sudden cardiac arrest survive through 3 steps. 1. Dial 911 immediately. 2. Push hard and fast on the…

Norwood Volunteers with the VA Beach Rescue Squad & Bridgwater Squad While Attending James Madison University

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It’s not unusual to find Virginia Beach EMS college/university student volunteer EMTs & Medics running rescue with a local squad in their college/university town area. When JMU student Norwood Burdett is home in Virginia Beach, he volunteers with the VA Beach Rescue Squad, station 8/14. When Norwood returns to classes at James Madison University, you…